KSP: 4 deputy jailers indicted after inmate death in Boyd Co.


CATTLESBURG, Ky. (WTVQ)-State Police say four deputy jailers have been arrested after an inmate was found dead at the Boyd County Jail.

KSP says 40-year-old Michael Moore was found dead in the facility’s restraint chair, after he was brought to the jail intoxicated.

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After investigation, detectives say five deputy jailers intentionally abused Moore and the mistreatment caused his death.

Troopers arrested Zackary Messer, Brad Roberts, Colton Griffith, and Jeremy Mattox. They say they are not able to locate the fifth deputy jailer connected to this incident, Alicia Beller.

The case was presented to a grand jury, where the four men were indicted for manslaughter.

If you have information on her whereabouts, you are asked to contact KSP Post 14 at 606-928-6421.