PEWEE VALLEY, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police are investigating
after an inmate at Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women in
Pewee Valley died.
A statement from police on Monday says 37-year-old Yuxin
Yang of Lexington was found unresponsive Sunday night
in her cell. She was taken to Jewish Hospital Medical Center in
Louisville where she was pronounced dead.
The statement says Yang was a Scott County inmate who was being held at KCIW for medical reasons.
A KCIW spokeswoman said Yang had been at the facility since
April 2, 2011.
Police said no foul play is suspected in her death.
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