Lucas County jail inmate found dead ahead of murder trial

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - UPDATE: Workers at the Lucas County Coroner's Office confirm an inmate found dead in her cell had no significant trauma. A toxicology report is pending, and an internal affairs investigation is underway.

Investigators say Dewanna James, 43, was found in her cell just Monday, just before midnight. James was booked in June on murder charges. Court documents indicate her trial was scheduled to start Monday. It had been rescheduled for Oct. 30.

James was charged with murder, felonious assault and aggravated theft. She also had a charge out of Sylvania for license required.