Minnehaha County jail inmate died of meth overdose

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Minnehaha County Coroner reports a woman held at the county jail died last month from a meth overdose.

Warden Mike Mattson says that Jordin Eichmann removed a substance concealed in her body and ingested it shortly after 2:15 a.m. on May 13. Eichmann, 31, was found unresponsive in her cell later that morning. She had been booked into the jail on a misdemeanor charge related to child support.

Eichmann was a mother of three who was waiting on a spot reserved for her at a treatment facility.

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