Update: Inmate charged after mother accused of bringing meth to jail

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FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Updated Monday
The Floyd County Sheriff's Department charged an inmate after deputies said his mother tried to bring him meth in jail.

Deputies charged the son, 39-year-old Shawn Henson, with trafficking crystal meth and promoting contraband first-degree.

Jail officials believe Henson's mother, Francis, was trying to deliver the meth to several people besides her son. They continue to investigate with deputies and expect to charge more people.

Original Story, Saturday
Floyd County deputies say a mother brought drugs to her son in jail Friday morning.

Jail officials and deputies investigated and discovered the mother, Francis Kay Henson, had 12 grams of crystal meth on her.

Officials said Henson was delivering the drugs to her son and other inmates.

Henson was charged with possession of meth and promoting illegal drugs/contraband.

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