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NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - State corrections officials say an inmate at the Baylor Women's Correctional Institution has died.

The Department of Correction says 24-year-old Felecia Morris of Dover died Tuesday at Christiana Hospital, where she was taken Saturday.

Officials say her death was an apparent suicide; foul play is not suspected.

Officials say Morris was arrested Thursday on charges that included shoplifting and disorderly conduct. She was being held on $3,000 secured bail.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Police in Anne Arundel County say they believe a woman whose body was found in a river near Annapolis took her own life.

The Anne Arundel County Police Department said Wednesday that evidence suggests the woman's death was a suicide. The woman's body was found in the South River near Harness Creek on Memorial Day.

Police did not identify the woman.

The final cause and manner of death still has to be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.

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SELBYVILLE, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police say troopers are investigating the deaths of a husband and wife found in the parking lot of a community clubhouse in Sussex County.

Troopers were called to the lot behind the Bayview Estates clubhouse in Selbyville early Monday for a report of two people lying on the ground. Police say troopers found 63-year-old Edwards Watkins Sr., and his wife, 53-year-old Robin Watkins. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

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An unnamed detained was found hanged in his cell at the Wicomico County Detention Center Monday afternoon.

He was taken to Peninsula Regional Medical Center after the apparently self-inflicted wounds.

Meanwhile, the Wicomico Bureau of Investigation has opened an investigation with Detective Sgt. David Owens telling the Salisbury Daily Times that authorities want to make sure that there was assistance by anyone else in the incident.

He also said that he does not believe any factors besides being in jail led to the inmate’s apparent suicide attempt.