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Woman Dies After Found Unresponsive in Tazewell Jail Cell

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The Illinois State Police is investigating the death of a woman in the Tazewell County Jail.

 
Tazewell County Sheriff Jeff Lower said 41-year-old Sarah Seybold was found unresponsive in a cell around 8:15 Sunday night. 
 
She died at Pekin Hospital.
 
She was arrested that morning by East Peoria police on drug charges.
 
The Tazewell County Coroner's Office is assisting in the investigation. 
 

Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.