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Foul play suspected after the death of an inmate at an Eastern Kentucky prison

Officials say foul play is suspected after an inmate at the United States Penitentiary Big Sandy in Martin County died on Monday. The Floyd County Coroner said the inmate was taken to Highlands Regional Medical Center in Floyd County and pronounced dead. Officials have not released a name or a cause of death at this time. Prison officials are continuing to investigate. We will have more information on this story as it becomes available.

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