Winn Parish Detention Center Inmate Found Dead in Cell

Mary Morgan Ramirez Picture from Facebook

At approximately 8:00 AM yesterday, the Winn Parish Coroner’s Office responded to a call from the Winn Parish Detention Center regarding a female inmate that was found deceased in her cell, according to Deputy Coroner Matt Miller.  

Mary Morgan Ramirez, 36 years old from Jackson Parish, was booked into the Winn Parish Detention Center on June 15th on charges of Failure to Appear.

The cause of death is unknown at this time. Ramirez’s remains were sent to Little Rock, AR, for autopsy per Louisiana state law. Toxicology and autopsy results are pending and usually take approximately two months to receive, according to Miller. 

A Go Fund Me has been set up to raise funds for funeral and Memorials for Ramirez.

The Winn Parish Journal will follow this story as it develops. 



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