Attorney general's office probes death of woman found unresponsive by officers in Paterson jail

The New Jersey attorney general's office is conducting an investigation after a woman found unresponsive by officers in a Paterson jail cell died shortly afterward.
According to the preliminary investigation, the woman was found unresponsive Friday around 6 a.m. when an officer conducted a prisoner check.
The office is withholding the woman's identity, but News 12 knows she was 57 years old and had been arrested the day before for possession of crack cocaine.