Louisville Jail Inmate Dies

An inmate at Louisville Metro Corrections has died after being taken to a hospital for seizure-related symptoms.

WDRB-TV (http://bit.ly/1wCdJeW ) said 31-year-old William Carnes was taken to Louisville from Hopkins County last Thursday on several charges in Jefferson County.

He was taken to University Hospital on Friday. Corrections officials said he was having seizure-related symptoms that afternoon. A news release said he died Monday at the hospital.

An autopsy will be performed. The Louisville police Public Integrity Unit and Metro Corrections are investigating. The jail contract health care services provider will also investigate.

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