Inmate's Death Is Under Investigation

Officials in Morgan County are investigating the death of an inmate at the eastern Kentucky correctional facility.

Police say they found 33-year-old Kenneth E. Dearing unresponsive at the prison early Tuesday morning.

Dearing was taken to the Morgan County ARH, where he died.

Doctors noticed a small knot on the right side of his head, along with a bruise on his lower back.

His body will be sent to Frankfort for an autopsy.

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