Eastern, Ky. (March 03, 2023) –Kentucky State Police Pikeville Post is conducting a death investigation after a male subject was pronounced deceased at McDowell ARH on March 01, 2023.
Deputies with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office notified the Pikeville Post they had been involved in a vehicle pursuit which led to a foot pursuit and the arrest of Steven Moore, 43 years old of Eastern. The preliminary investigation indicates after Moore was taken into custody, he became unconscious and appeared to be suffering from a medical emergency. Deputies on scene administered first aid until emergency personnel arrive. Moore was transported to McDowell ARH where he was later pronounced deceased by the Floyd County Coroner’s Office. Moore’s body has been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Sergeant Steven Mounts. Sergeant Mounts was assisted on scene by Kentucky State Police Post 9 personnel.
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