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KSP Investigating the Death of an Inmate

Date of News Release: 11/30/2008

(Henderson, KY) - Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of an inmate at the Henderson County Detention Center. A federal inmate that was being lodged in the jail was found at approximately 9:00am this morning by jail staff in his isolation cell. The inmate, Christopher Jamar Crawford of Evansville, Indiana, was unresponsive when checked by jail staff. Henderson County EMS and the Henderson County Coroner responded to the scene. Christopher Jamar Crawford was pronounced dead by the Henderson County Coroner. An autopsy will be conducted next date in Madisonville. At this time the death appears to be from natural causes. Additional information will be sent as the investigation continues.

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