February 23, 2014

Lexington mayor to be deposed in lawsuit over jail inmate's death

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will have to give a limited deposition in a wrongful death lawsuit involving a jail inmate, U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert Wier has ruled. The was filed in late 2012 by the family of Jeffrey McKinney, a Fayette County jail inmate with epilepsy. It contends that McKinney died after being assaulted, restrained and pepper-sprayed by corrections officers when he had a seizure.

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