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Daviess County Inmate Found Dead In Her Cell
Updated June 12, 2018 6:59 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(DAVIESS CO.) - At 6 a.m. Monday morning, Daviess County Security Center jail officer reported finding 35-year-old Anne Johnson of Washington dead in her cell.

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According to a press release. Jail staff saw Johnson when handing out breakfast and thought she was sleeping.

It was later determined by jail staff that Johnson was unresponsive. Southwest Medical Service and the Washington Fire Department responded to the jail and confirmed Johnson was dead.

Police say Johnson was in the cell alone.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday to determine cause of death.

The incident is being investigated by the Indiana State Police, Daviess County Coroner's Office and Daviess County Sheriff's Department.

Johnson was arrested Friday night when officers served two arrest warrant on on her on charges of conspiracy to commit dealing marijuana, dealing marijuana and neglect of a dependent and 47-year-old Brian K. Hill, of Washington on a felony charge of possession of an altered hangun and possession of a controlled substance.

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Brian Hill

At 5:36 p.m. Washington Police attempted to arrest Hill at his residence, but he refused to exit the home. Police say, children were in the home. The Washington Police Department Emergency Response Team responded to assist and after about an hour Hill exited the home without incident and was arrested.

Hill is facing an additional charge of resisting arrest.

Johnson was located by city officers and was arrested without incident.

Daviess County Sheriff's deputies assisted in the arrests.



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