An possible suicide in the Miller County Jail is being investigated by the Missouri Highway Patrol Division of Drug and Crime Control.

In a release, Miller County Sheriff Louie Gregory confirms 43-year-old Dawn Howell of Arnold, Missouri was found dead in her cell.

Howell’s body was found Tuesday night and an autopsy is being performed in the Boone County Medical Examiner’s office.

The investigation is ongoing and we’ll pass along the latest details here on KRMS.