TRUSSVILLE, AL (AP) - The Jefferson County Coroner's Office says an inmate at the Trussville City Jail died in custody.
Chief Deputy Coroner Pat Curry says 45-year-old Joanna Hyche was found dead in her cell early Saturday morning.
Curry says she was last known to be alive Friday night.
Curry says Hyche had a history of health problems and appears to have died from natural causes.
Records show she had been in the jail since June 2 on a misdemeanor charge and had recently pleaded guilty to two counts of negotiating worthless checks and was given probation.