Nurse arrested for Negligent Homicide in death of Bi-State Inmate

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A 26-year-old licensed vocational nurse was arrested today in connection to the July death of a Bi-State Justice Building inmate, according to Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department.

Brittany Johnson, 26, was arrested today for negligent homicide a Class A misdemeanor.

Morgan Angerbauer died while incarcerated in the Bi State Justice Building Jail. Johnson was the LVN treating Angerbauer at the time she died.

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Following Morgan Angerbauer’s death, her body was sent to the Arkansas Medical Examiner’s Office in Little Rock, Arkansas for autopsy. According to the autopsy reports, there was no evidence of physical trauma to Angerbauer’s body that would have resulted in her death.

Toxicology testing resulted in the discovery of evidence that supported the medical examiner’s findings at autopsy.

According to Dr. Jennifer Forsyth (M.E.), Morgan Angerbauer’s cause of death was ruled as “Diabetic Ketoacidosis”.

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