Authorities identify Cleveland County inmate who died at jail

Rebekah Reed, 36, was found unresponsive early Sunday in a Cleveland County jail cell. She was taken to a Norman hospital where she was pronounced dead, said Meghan McCormick, Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman.
Published: February 24, 2014

NORMAN — A woman who was found unresponsive in a Cleveland County jail cell Sunday has been identified, authorities said.

Rebekah Reed, 36, was booked into the Cleveland County jail shortly before 10:30 p.m. Saturday on an outstanding Moore municipal warrant, said Meghan McCormick, Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman.

The jail’s medical staff deemed Reed fit to be jailed, and she was found unresponsive about 4:30 a.m. Sunday, McCormick said.

Paramedics took Reed to a Norman hospital, where she was pronounced dead, McCormick said.

The state medical examiner’s office will determine Reed’s cause of death. Cleveland County detectives are investigating the death.

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