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Inmate Death Investigation

Date of News Release: 05/21/2015

(Morehead, KY) - On Friday May 15th 2015, inmate Justin Hilbert, 35, of Louisville was assaulted by another inmate at the Little Sandy Correctional Complex in Sandy Hook. Mr. Hilbert was taken to St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead and later transported to the University of Kentucky Medical Center. On Thursday May 21st 2015, at 1:16 P.M. Mr. Hilbert died from the injuries he sustained during the assault. The incident is being investigated by Detective Donnie McGraw.