Death Investigation

Sep 19, 2011 11:43 AM

Police Investigating Death Of Prisoner At Women's Prison

PEWEE VALLEY, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police are investigating after an inmate at Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women in Peewee 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 in death.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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