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Death Investigation of a Casey County Detention Inmate

Date of News Release: 09/27/2006

(Columbia, KY) - On Friday, September 27, 2006, James N. White, an inmate at the Casey County Detention Center was found unresponsive in his cell. White was taken to the Casey County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead by the Casey County Coroner Tommy Clark.

Kentucky State Police Detective Tony Wells, Detective Alex Wesley, Trooper Michael Woodrum and Sergeant Bobby Sullivan responded to the scene and began an investigation. The cause of White's death was not readily apparent. An autopsy will be performed next date in Frankfort.

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