City SheriffFrom Roanoke City Police: The Roanoke City Sheriff’s Office and the Roanoke City Police Department are investigating the death of an inmate. On Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 7:11 AM Roanoke City Sheriff’s Deputies, found Inmate Jessica Corinne Carter unresponsive in her cell. Jail staff provided first aid and notified EMS. Miss Carter was transported to a local hospital for treatment, where she was later pronounced dead. An autopsy will be conducted and an official cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner’s Office. The incident remains under investigation at this time. Jessica Corrinne Carter was arrested and processed into the Roanoke City Jail on December 17, 2015. She was scheduled to appear in Roanoke City General District Court on January 19, 2016 on the following charges: 1. Possession of Schedule IV Drug 2. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 3. False Identity to a Law Enforcement Officer 4. Fail to Appear