State police investigating after Hopkins Co. inmate dies

Inmate Death

HOPKINS COUNTY,  Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police is investigating after an inmate died at the Hopkins County Jail.

According to KSP, Jordan Kirkwood was found in the shower area, unresponsive, on Friday night.

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KSP says medical staff inside the jail responded and began treating Kirkwood. He was transported to a local hospital, where he later died, according to police.

The cause of Kirkwood’s death is still under investigation.