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Vermont State Police investigate death of inmate at South Burlington women's prison


SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont — Vermont State Police detectives are investigating the untimely death of a 49-year-old inmate at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Center in South Burlington.

Police say Kristinne L. Brennan was found unresponsive in her cell just after 3 p.m. Monday. Prison officials provided medical attention and she was taken to the University of Vermont Medical Center where she was declared death.

Police say there were no signs of foul play. An autopsy will be conducted on Tuesday.

Brennan had been at the facility since Saturday on charges of retail theft and possession of drugs from South Burlington.

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