Karen Gigax, 56, was pronounced dead at 5:41 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12.

No foul play is suspected in the death of a Monroe County woman in the Women's East Reception, Diagnostic, and Correctional Center in Vandalia, Mo.

Karen Gigax, 56, was pronounced dead at 5:41 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12. Gigax was serving a ten-year sentence for one count of first-degree assault. She was admitted to the facility on March 30, 2015.

According to Cindy Shepherd with the WERDCC Warden's Office, an autopsy will be performed on Gigax.