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Kentucky State Police conducting death investigation of an inmate

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PADUCAH, KY.--- A death investigation is underway in Paducah after an inmate was found dead.

The inmate was found unresponsive Saturday at approximately 5:27 P.M in the Graves County Jail. The inmate was taken by EMS to Jackson Purchase Medical Center and later transferred to Baptist Health Paducah where he died at 10:30 P.M.

Kentucky State Police detective Sgt. Brett Miller is conducting the death investigation. 

An autopsy is being conducted today in Louisville. 

The release of the inmate’s name will be updated after the next of kin is notified.

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