According to a release from the Platte County Sheriff’s Office, a woman died shortly after being arrested and arriving at the Sheriff’s Office.

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The 50 year old Hispanic woman was found to be in medical distress in the back of a transport van after an approximately five minute transport.

Attempts were made to save her life, but she could not be revived. Platte County Sheriff Mark Owen has asked that the Clay County Sheriff’s Office investigate the death.

The name of the deceased has not yet been released, as time is needed for family notifications.