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KSP Investigating Death of Crittenden County Detention Center Inmate

Date of News Release: 02/10/2016

Marion, KY (Crittenden County) - The Kentucky State Police is currently investigating the death of a 59-year-old Crittenden County Detention Center inmate.

On Wednesday, February 10, at approximately 10:39 a.m., the KSP Post 2 was contacted by the Crittenden County Detention Center in reference to a male inmate, Katkeo Sayavongsa, 59, of Milwaukee, WI, that had been discovered unresponsive in his cell. Detention Center and EMS personnel attempted to revive him, but their efforts were unsuccessful. Mr. Sayavongsa was pronounced dead at the scene by Crittenden County Deputy Coroner, Keith Gilbert.

An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow at the State Medical Examiner's Office in Louisville.

Foul play is not suspected. KSP Detective Lonnie Kavanaugh is continuing the investigation.