Death Of Taycheedah Inmate Being Investigated

Fond du Lac Police are investigating the death of a 34-year-old inmate at Taycheedah Correctional Institution. Police were notified last week about a fire and rescue ambulance call for an inmate who had collapsed. Assistant Police Chief Steve Thiry says their investigation is in its initial stages. He says they are waiting for results from the medical examiner’s office on the cause of death. The state’s Department of Corrections confirms the death of inmate Crystal McClendon who was an inmate at the women’s prison on the east side of Fond du Lac. She died Wednesday, April 13th.