A Mount Vernon, NY woman was found dead in her jail cell 2 days after being arrested for shoplifting. Raynette Turner, 43, was found dead Monday afternoon.
According to PIX11, Turner was arrested at a wholesale food store on Saturday and was awaiting a Monday arraignment. Sunday night she told officials she wasn’t feeling well and was transported to a hospital, to only be returned to her cell hours later.
Officials found Turner dead in her cell on Monday at 2pm right before her arraignment. The family is stating that her death is due to police neglect and that she had a major medical emergency that was not given the proper attention.
An autopsy is pending.
Photo Credits: Turner Family