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KSP Conducting a Death Investigation

Date of News Release: 09/19/2011

(Frankfort, KY.) -- The Kentucky State Police Frankfort Post is conducting a Death Investigation at the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women in Peewee Valley, KY. On Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 3:58 PM, Yuxin Yang, age 37 from Lexington, KY, was found unresponsive in her prison cell. She was a Scott County inmate being housed in KCIW for medical reasons. She was transported to the Jewish Hospital Medical Center Northeast in Louisville, KY where the Jefferson County Coroner pronounced her deceased. No foul play is suspected at this time. The Kentucky State Police investigation is continuing.

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