Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex Stabbing
Date of News Release: 04/23/2013
(West Liberty, KY) -- On Sunday, April 21, 2013 Kentucky State Police Post 8 in Morehead, conducted and investigated the stabbing of Michael S. Lynch. Mr. Lynch was stabbed in the neck by Eric S. Chapman while incarcerated at the Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex in West Liberty. Mr Lynch was air lifted to the University of Kentucky where he was listed in critical condition. On April 22, 2013, Mr. Lynch succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by the medical staff at UK Hospital. The incident remains under investigation by Detective Donnie McGraw.