Sheriff: Whitley Co. inmate dead

Weekday broadcast of WYMT Mountain News at 6
Published: Oct. 2, 2023 at 5:07 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 2, 2023 at 6:46 PM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

WHITLEY CO., Ky. (WYMT) - One Whitley County inmate has died.

Officials with the Whitley County Sheriff’s Office told WYMT that Kyle Barton died on Saturday.

Officers said Barton was taken to Baptist Health Corbin before being taken to the University of Kentucky.

The investigation is ongoing though officials did say an autopsy has been completed.

This is a developing story.