Kentucky State Police are currently investigating the death this morning of a 59-year-old Crittenden County Detention Center inmate.
At approximately 10:39 a.m., the KSP Post 2 was contacted by the jail in reference to a male inmate, Katkeo Sayavongsa, 59, of Milwaukee, Wisc., who had been discovered unresponsive in his cell. Detention center and EMS personnel attempted to revive him, but their efforts were unsuccessful. Sayavongsa was pronounced dead at the scene by Crittenden County Deputy Coroner Keith Gilbert.
An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow at the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Louisville.
Foul play is not suspected. KSP Detective Lonnie Kavanaugh is continuing the investigation.