Jefferson County jail inmate died from complications from alcohol withdrawal, sheriff says

Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office says inmate's died from complications of alcohol withdrawal (Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Photo)

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office investigated the death of an inmate at the WC Dub Brassell Adult Detention Center.

Rebecca Brixey, 45, was found dead in her cell on Dec. 8.

Authorities say she died of complications from alcohol withdrawal syndrome.

Brixey was arrested eight days before her death for public intoxication.

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