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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  • by MG on Apr 8, 2009 at 06:35 AM
    First off, I like how you automatically assume murder with no autopsy and only "maybe a bump" on his head. Secondly, you assume it was an officer and not, oh I dunno, one of the other CRIMINALS/MURDERERS in there with him? LOL. Police and Correctional officers do a job everyday that most of us would never want to do or consider doing, so they deserve our respect.
  • by Jody on Apr 8, 2009 at 05:23 AM
    Another death by Kentucky law.I wonder what Democrat Boss Hogg this man didn't kiss properly.too many people are dying in cust. of Ky. officals.The crooks are not this bad.

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