KDOC investigating 4 inmate deaths

April 30, 2019 - 2:23 am

The Kansas Department of Corrections four recent inmate deaths at three state correctional facilities.  

Since Friday, two Hutchinson Correctional Facility inmates, one Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility inmate, and one El Dorado Correctional Facility inmate have died. The cause of death in each case is pending autopsy results.  

The Department of Corrections and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating whether illegal drugs played a role in the deaths.

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