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Hanging being investigated at Adair Regional Jail

Columbia, KY, Friday, Nov 13, 2020 -- Adair County Regional Jailer Joey White released word Thursday, November 12, 2020 that a hanging in the Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY jail is under investigation.

Adair County 911 Dispatch is reported to have called Columbia Police, EMS and the Coroner's Office to the jail around 3:45amCT Thursday morning for an apparent suicide.

Shoreline Communications is reporting that the inmate is from Cumberland County which contracts its prisoners to Adair County.

As of this morning, Kentucky State Police is continuing the investigation.

This story was posted on 2020-11-13 11:59:25
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