Grant County Inmate Died Of Asthma Attack

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

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Grant County Inmate Died Of Asthma Attack

July 9, 2014 Updated Jul 9, 2014 at 1:18 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- The Allen County Coroner's Office released autopsy results today for Kendra Shaw, a Grant County Inmate who died in May.

The results show that Shaw died from "Acute Asthma Exacerbation/Status Asthmaticus" or what is commonly referred to as an asthma attack.

However, this form of asthma attack is highly severe and normal treatments are effective in fight such an attack. Shaw was rushed to Lutheran Hospital where she later died.

Friends and family are calling for an investigation.

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