In-Custody death in Ector County

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Published: Aug. 12, 2022 at 3:41 PM CDT
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ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - The Ector County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that there was an in-custody death Thursday.

The investigation has been turned over to the Texas Rangers which is a common procedure in an in-custody death investigation.

A DPS spokesperson confirmed that the inmate was Kreasta Arnold, female, 46 years of age. The death happened at the Ector County Detention Center on Thursday, Aug. 11, at around 7:26 p.m.

The body has been taken to the Lubbock County Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy.

No additional information is available at this time.

CBS7 will update this story with further details as they are received.

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