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KSP Post 16 Investigates Death at Henderson County Detention Center

Date of News Release: 07/23/2006

(Henderson, KY) - The Kentucky State Police Post 16 Henderson is investigating the death of a female inmate at the Henderson County Detention Center. Regina Kay Norris, age 52, of Henderson was incarcerated around 6p.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2006. During the morning hours on Sunday, Mrs. Norris began experiencing medical difficulties. Emergency Medical Services was notified and treated her. Mrs. Norris was pronounced dead shortly after by the Henderson County Coroner. An autopsy has been scheduled for Monday at the Medical Examiners Office in Madisonville. The cause of death is still under investigation at this time.

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