Autopsy Report Released After Woman Found Dead In Local Jail

By: Paul J. Gately Email
By: Paul J. Gately Email
The findings of an autopsy performed on a woman found dead in her cell in a Central Texas county jail were released Monday.

April Troyn was found dead in her cell on May 4. (Jail photo)

MERIDIAN (June 24, 2013)-A medical examiner has ruled the May 4 death of a Bosque County Jail inmate was a suicide.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner issued the autopsy report Monday that showed the hanging death of April Troyn, 36, resulted in asphyxiation and was self-inflicted.

Bosque County District Attorney B.J. Sheppard released the autopsy report on Monday.

Troyn was arrested a few days before jail guards found her body on May 4.

She was charged with endangering a child, jail records showed.

The district attorney and the Texas Rangers are investigating Troyn's death.


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