September 17, 2012

Coroner says Fayette inmate's death was an accident; inmate died after struggle with jail staff

Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn said on Monday that he has ruled the death of a Fayette County jail inmate an accident. Jeffrey McKinney, who was serving a 10-day sentence for driving under the influence of alcohol, was pronounced dead about 45 minutes after jail officials tried to subdue him on May 22 for "combative behavior."

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