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Inmate treated for seizures at jail dies

An inmate at the Cumberland County Jail Medical Unit died Wednesday morning, following observation for seizure activity, the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office reported.
Karyn Victoria Kundishora-Nowlan, 30, whose last known address was in Portland, was being held at the Cumberland County Jail on a state probation hold, and was housed in the medical unit for observation for seizure activity, according to a sheriff's press release.
During routine medical rounds, a nurse discovered that Kundishora-Nowlan's pulse was very low, the press release stated. At about 5:17 a.m., county correctional officers and medical staff responded to a medical duress call. First aid and CPR were administered on the inmate, and the Portland Rescue Unit was immediately called, the sheriff's office reported. Kundishora-Nowlan was then transported, by rescue, to Maine Medical Center for care. At approximately 6:16 a.m., jail supervisory staff were notified that Kundishora-Nowlan had died during medical care at the hospital, the sheriff's office reported.
Kundishora-Nowlan's cause of death is undetermined, the sheriff's office reported, and her remains will be examined by the Medical Examiner's Office. The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division, and Portland Police Department continue to investigate the incident. Next of Kin has been notified.

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