Red Flag Warning expires at 6:00 PM on 4/20, issued at 1:38 PM Athol, KY | Beattyville, KY | Bethany, KY | Campton, KY

Deputy Jailers Charged In Death Of Perry County Inmate

(WTVQ-TV, LLC)
(WTVQ-TV, LLC)
Reported by: Tom Kenny
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 8/06/2013 7:38 pm
State Police said Tuesday that two Deputy Jailers were indicted by a Perry County Grand Jury, following an investigation into the death of an inmate at the Kentucky River Regional Jail.

Investigators said Deputy Jailers Damon Hickman, 36, of Hazard, and William C. Howell, 57, of Estill in Floyd County, are each charged with one count of Manslaughter 1st Degree in connection to the July 9, 2013 death of jail inmate Larry Trent.

State Police said Hickman and Howell voluntarily surrendered to detectives.

Both men were lodged in the Kentucky River Regional Jail.

The case remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police in Hazard.
Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Most Popular
UPDATE: Clay Co. Sheriff Reports Fatal Shooting Not Drug-Related
Meth and other drugs have been ruled out in a fatal shooting that occurred during a turkey hunt Thursday morning, according to the Clay County Sheriff.
KSP: 2 Men Shot During Turkey Hunt, 1 Pronounced Dead
State Police are looking into a shooting in Clay County, where they said three men went turkey hunting Thursday morning and two of them were shot -- one fatally.
3 More Stores Headed to Fayette Mall
On Friday, Fayette Mall announced three additional shops that will take the place of the old Sears store in the center of the building.
Search Continues For Escaped Wolf-Dog In Jessamine County
The search continued Friday night for the last of three wolf-dog's that escaped from the Wolf Run Wildlife Refuge near Highway 27 in Jessamine County. Video Video
2 Brothers Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing Children
Two brothers were found guilty by a Lincoln County jury Thursday for engaging in sexual acts with children under the age of 12.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.