Man Accused Of Murdering Jessamine Co. Inmate

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Troopers said a man was charged with murder in the death of a Jessamine County inmate.

According to State Police, inmate Corey McQueary, 33, was found unresponsive Thursday afternoon at the jail.

He was taken to a local hospital and was later pronounced dead by the Jessamine County Coroner.

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Troopers said Michael Jones, 55, smuggled a drug into the detention center and gave it to McQueary.

Jones was charged with murder, promoting contraband and possession of a controlled substance.