Hopkins County Jail inmate dies after being taken to hospital


MADISONVILLE, Ky (WEHT) – Kentucky State Police are investigating a death at the Hopkins County Jail on Friday.

Inmates notified jail staff that Jason Attebury, 45, was having trouble breathing. He was checked by medical staff and then taken to a hospital where he died.

Attebury had been in the jail since 2019. The cause of his death is under investigation.

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