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Biddeford woman found dead in cell at York County Jail

Nicole Turner, 34, of Biddeford, was found dead in her jail cell on Sunday.

ALFRED, Maine — A Biddeford woman was found dead in her jail cell at the York County Jail in Alfred Sunday.

Nicole Turner, 34, was found at 6:30 a.m., York County Sheriff William King said in an email Sunday afternoon. 

Turner's death, a suspected overdose, is being investigated by the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit.

The Medical Examiner’s Office is working to determine the official cause of Turner's death, a release issued on Wednesday by Maine Department of Public Safety spokesperson Shannon Moss says.

Turner was in jail since June 21, on miscellaneous charges, according to Williams. 

No additional information has been released.


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