Police say the 48-year-old woman had been remanded in custody on Monday, after appearing in the Magistrates Court on drug and theft charges.
She had been awaiting a transfer to a correctional facility, but was found dead in her cell this morning.
In a statement, the Queensland Police Service said cultural support was being provided by Murri Watch, whose representatives visited the watch house this morning.
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Police Watch House Brisbane, Brisbane, Remand, Queensland Police Service
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