Brenda Marie Reynolds, 56

Georgetown, Texas
October 01, 2015

Agencies: Texas Attorney General's Office | Williamson County Sheriff’s Office Texas | Round Rock Police Department Texas | Texas Commission on Jail Standards | Texas Jail Project

Cause of death: Not Yet Known

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Last updated: almost 4 years ago


Brenda Marie Reynolds was brought to the Williamson County Jail on 09/29/15 by an Officer from the Round Rock Police Department for the offense of Public Intoxication. Brenda Marie Reynolds was placed into a single person cell after being magistrated. On 10/01/2015 Brenda Marie Reynolds was located in the single cell not breathing. Life saving measures were started and were unable to revive Brenda Marie Reynolds. Final autopsy results indicate Reynolds died as a result of hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease. The manner of death was identified as natural.

A female inmate at the Williamson County Jail died in her cell early Thursday morning.

Brenda Marie Reynolds, 56, was alone in a single cell when an inmate trustee noticed she had stopped snoring at around 1:23 a.m, according to the county sheriff.

A corrections officer was notified and immediately began life saving procedures, including chest compressions and the application of an AED.

EMS were also notified and continued lifesaving procedures when they arrived. She was pronounced dead at 2:01 a.m.

Reynolds was arrested and charged with public intoxication on Tuesday, Sept. 29 by Round Rock police. The Sheriff says the cause of death is currently undetermined, but it appears to be a natural death.

A justice of the peace will announce the official cause of death once the autopsy and toxicology results are completed.

Reynolds had no local address. Her family, located out of state, has been notified.

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