Chapman was in custody at the Kansas Department of Corrections’ TCF women’s prison when she died. A spokeswoman for KBI confirmed it is following standard procedure by investigating her death.
“The KBI investigates all individuals who die in the custody of a Kansas jail or prison, unless the inmate is being regularly attended by a physician.”
“Typically KDOC will put out a press release when an inmate dies unexpectedly providing the time and other pertinent circumstances of the incident…”
A cause of death was not provided as of Tuesday.
Geo quick facts: Shawnee County is located in northeast Kansas, in the central United States of America. As of the 2010 census, the population was 177,934 making it the third-most populous county in Kansas. Its most populous city, Topeka, is the state capital and county seat – Wikipedia.