A Laramie County Jail inmate is dead following an apparent suicide.

Laramie County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Captain Linda Gesell says 28-year-old Alana Dalton of Cheyenne was found dead in her cell around 6:45 p.m. Sunday night.

Dalton had been in custody since August 4 on a misdemeanor charge for possessing methamphetamine and had been served a felony warrant for forgery while in jail.

Gesell says Dalton was alone in her cell and was not on suicide watch.

No further information is being released at this time as the investigation into Dalton's death is ongoing.

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