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.READ MORE: Report Says Poor Planning Led To Pipeline Blast That Killed 5 On Texas Shipping Channel
She was found unresponsive during a routine cell check two days later and pronounced dead at 11:46 a.m.READ MORE: 5th Consecutive Home Loss For The Dallas Mavericks As They Fall 102-99 To The Nets
The Tarrant County Medical Medical Examiner’s Office ruled the cause of death asphyxia by hanging.
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