TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Death Investigation in Clay County
Date of News Release: 01/05/2007
(LONDON, KY) - On Thursday, January 4, 2007, at 11:08 PM the Kentucky State Police received a report that a Clay County Jail inmate that had died at the Manchester Memorial Hospital. Upon arrival KSP Detective Mike Bowling determined that the inmate, Dennis W. Jones, 54, of Jeff, KY, collapsed at the jail at approximately 9:40 PM and was transported to the hospital for treatment. Clay County Coroner Jim Trosper pronounced Jones dead, at the hospital, at 10:43 PM. Detective Bowling is continuing the investigation, but no foul play is suspected. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the exact cause of death.