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Douglas Co. Department of Corrections inmate dies

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Posted at 11:51 AM, Oct 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-30 12:52:24-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A 36-year-old inmate at the Douglas County Department of Corrections died on Wednesday, according to director Mike Myers.

Inmate Trista Schaefer required emergency medical care Wednesday afternoon and was later transported to Nebraska Medicine where she later passed away.

Officials will have no further comment pending a resolution of a grand jury investigation.

Schaefer entered corrections on Oct. 22, 2020 for a custodial probation sanction and was later charged with Theft by Deception and Identity Theft.

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