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Death investigation underway at Kentucky State Penitentiary

By Lisa Lamb

FRANKFORT, KY (25 Apr 2017) - An in-custody death this afternoon at Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville is under investigation. The 39-year-old inmate was being housed in the restrictive custody unit for fighting. He began self harm actions and staff attempted to prevent the behavior.

Kentucky State Police Post 1 is in charge of the investigation. For more information contact Trooper Jody Cash at 270-856-3721 (w), 270-356-6264 (c); or

This story was posted on 2017-04-25 17:21:06
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