Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Foul Play Suspected in Death of Martin County Inmate


The Floyd County coroner confirms a man who was an inmate in the United States Penitentiary Big Sandy in Martin County died Monday.

He was taken to the Highlands Medical Center in Floyd County and pronounced dead.

The coroner got the call around 5 p.m. Monday.

The coroner says foul play is suspected.


The name of the inmate who died or why he was in jail have not been released.