Kentucky State Police say they are investigating the death of a jail inmate

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PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say they are investigating the death of a jail inmate.

Police said in a press release that 29-year-old Adam Potter died Tuesday after being transferred from the Floyd County Detention Center to a nearby hospital. Police said they were told the inmate had been injured in a possible altercation.

An autopsy is scheduled to determine the cause of death.