Crime

Man Charged with Murdering Inmate at Floyd County Detention Center

PRESTONBURG, KY (WOWK) - UPDATE (6/6/18 3:30 PM):

A man has been charged with murder in the death of an inmate at the Floyd County Detention Center.

Scottie Gibson, 23, of Prestonsburg, KY was served an arrest warrant.

Kentucky State Police say this charge comes from the physical evidence recovered in the investigation, and from statements at the scene.


ORIGINAL

An inmate died following an incident at the Floyd County Detention Center.

Kentucky State Police troopers say Adam Potter, 29, of Prestonsburg, KY was pronounced dead following a possible altercation at the jail at around 2 PM on Tuesday, June 6th, 2018.

Potter's autopsy will be completed today.

The Kentucky State Police is investigating the incident.


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