Death Investigation Underway After Floyd Co. Inmate Dies

Posted at 7:41 PM, Jun 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-05 19:41:19-04

PRESTONSBURG, Ky (LEX 18) A death investigation is underway after an inmate at the Floyd County Detention Center died Tuesday afternoon. 

KSP said that they are investigating the possibility that the inmate’s death was the result of a fight, but that has not been confirmed. 

The inmate was taken to Highlands Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

The name of the deceased inmate is Adam Potter, 29, of Prestonsburg.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.