UPDATED | August 18, 2017 9:25 PM

DENTON (CBSDFW.COM) – The Denton County Sheriff’s Department confirmed late Wednesday night, 30-year-old Stormye Murphey was found dead in her jail cell Tuesday morning.

Murphey was booked into the Denton County Jail on Sunday on a charge of assault causing bodily injury, according to The Denton Record-Chronicle.

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She was found unresponsive during a routine cell check two days later and pronounced dead at 11:46 a.m.

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The Tarrant County Medical Medical Examiner’s Office ruled the cause of death asphyxia by hanging.


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