BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (FOX Carolina) -- The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office has reported that a detainee died after being transported to Mission Hospital, according to a Facebook post.
Deputies say that on Tuesday, around 11:17 a.m. a detention officer found an unresponsive detainee in her cell.
The detention officer immediately started to render first aid to the detainee, identified as Hannah Guffey.
EMS arrived and continued to administer life saving measures and Ms. Guffey was transported to the hospital, deputies say.
Deputies say unfortunately Ms. Guffey passed away at the hospital.
She was 25 years old.