A corrections deputy found Mary Eberly, 38, of Fremont, in her housing unit at 7:16 p.m., according to The Toledo Blade.
She was found hanged with a telephone cord, the paper reported.
Eberly was not on any type of medical or health watch.
Police arrested Eberly on Feb. 25 and charged her with theft. She was sentenced in Fremont Municipal Court to 45 days in jail for a probation violation, the Blade reported.
Calls into the Sandusky County Sheriff’s office were referred to Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer.
No report was available, deputies said.
Overmyer did not return repeated phone calls over two days to his cell phone and office.