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Authorities investigating death at Oklahoma County Jail

Rebecca Roberts died overnight at the Oklahoma County Jail. (Oklahoma County Jail)

The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office has confirmed they are investigating a jail death.

Oklahoma County Sheriff Public Information Officer Mark Opgrade says that 59-year-old Rebecca Roberts was found dead at about 10:30 p.m. April 11 in her cell at the Oklahoma County Jail.

Roberts was booked into jail March 23 after failing to appear in court on charges of offering to engage in an act of prostitution and assault with a dangerous weapon.

Roberts' death will be investigated by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

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