KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – First responders are reporting multiple inmate overdoses at the South Central Regional Jail tonight in Charleston.
According to Morgan Switzer with the Department of Homeland Security, three inmates overdosed Monday night, Oct. 3, but she adds everyone is now okay. She says that the three inmates who were exhibiting symptoms of drug overdose were administered Narcan by SCRJ medical staff.
Switzer says it is not known at this time if these were three new inmates or if they had been in the jail for a while.
This incident was referred to the West Virginia State Police for investigation.