By Associated Press - Tuesday, August 11, 2015

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) - Footage recorded by police body cameras shows a woman saying she didn’t want to die in a suburban Cleveland jail cell about 15 hours before she was found dead there.

Northeast Ohio Media Group ( ) reports the footage also shows 37-year-old Ralkina Jones discussing her medical problems, which included a heart condition, seizures and depression.

Jones was found dead July 26 in her jail cell in Cleveland Heights. A medical examiner hasn’t determined a cause of death but says an autopsy didn’t find suspicious injuries.

Police say paramedics took Jones to a medical facility for an evaluation the night before she died and continued checking on her after she was brought back to jail.

She had been arrested July 24 after her ex-husband reported that she’d assaulted him.


Information from: Northeast Ohio Media Group,

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