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Kentucky State Police investigating death of western Kentucky man in jail after DUI arrest


HARTFORD, Kentucky — Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of an inmate at a western Kentucky jail.

Police say Ohio County jail employees notified them around 5:45 a.m. CDT Saturday and medical workers were contacted, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say 26-year-old Robert Matthew Bradley of Beaver Dam was arrested Friday for driving under the influence. Police said under standard procedure, Bradley was placed in a cell in which no other inmates are held. Deputy jailers found him the next morning unresponsive.

Police are investigating the cause, but no foul play is suspected. Detectives are reviewing video footage from cameras inside the facility.

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