Death Investigation into 23-Year-Old Jackson County Inmate

Death Investigation into 23-Year-Old Jackson County Inmate

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Detectives from the Indiana State Police Versailles post are investigating the death of a 23-year-old a Jackson County Jail inmate, who died shortly after being transported from the jail to Schneck Memorial Hospital in Seymour on Friday.  

Ta’neash Chappell, of Louisville, Kentucky, was arrested by the Indiana State Police on May 26, 2021, and transported to the Jackson County Jail. 

On July 16, she was taken by ambulance to Schneck Memorial Hospital in Seymour, where she later died on the same day.

On Saturday, July 17, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department contacted investigators from the ISP Versailles post and requested detectives conduct a death investigation.  

As part of that investigation, an autopsy was performed Sunday, July 18, and detectives are awaiting the autopsy report and toxicology results.  

 The family of the deceased has been notified. 

 This case is still under investigation.