Inmate Dies after Prison Stabbing

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

WEST LIBERTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- An inmate is dead after a stabbing at a state prison in Kentucky.

Kentucky State Police say Michael S. Lynch was stabbed in the neck Sunday at the Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex in West Liberty.

Another inmate, Eric S. Chapman, is accused in connection with the stabbing.

KSP says Lynch was airlifted to the University of Kentucky. He died Sunday from his injuries.

The stabbing is still under investigation.

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