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3 Inmates Overdose At Madison County Detention Center

Posted at 11:13 AM, Feb 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-08 11:15:45-05

RICHMOND, Ky. (WBON)– Three inmates were taken to the hospital Wednesday after they overdosed at the Madison County Detention Center, WBON TV reports.

Two of the inmates had to be resuscitated after ingesting the unknown substance, jail officials report. Jailer Steve Tussey says Narcan was administered.

The women were revived and transported to Baptist Health.

The investigation is still underway at this time.  No charges have been filed.