CHALMETTE, LA (WVUE) - An investigation is underway to determine how a 19-year-old female inmate at St. Bernard Parish Prison died.
Nimali Henry, of Chalmette, was found unresponsive on the floor of her jail cell Tuesday just before 8 a.m., according to Sheriff James Pohlmann. Attempts to revive her were unsuccessful.
Pohlmann said Henry was arrested March 21 after a disturbance at a home. She had no previous arrests.
Foul play is not suspected and the results of toxicology tests are pending, Pohlmann said.