Man dies following stabbing at E.Ky. jail

MORGAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - An inmate has died after police say he was stabbed by another inmate at an Eastern Kentucky jail.

State police tell us Michael Lynch, 31, died after being stabbed in the neck by Eric Chapman, 32, on Sunday at the Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex in West Liberty.

Lynch was flown to UK Hospital, where he later died.

Lynch was serving a 25 year sentence for murder in Calloway County.

Chapman is serving a 17 year sentence for second degree robbery, assault and first degree wanton endangerment in Whitley County.


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