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Bell County inmate dies while on work release detail

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KSP Trooper Shane Jacobs tells WRIL that Wednesday morning July 1, 2020, 40 year old Bell County Detention Center inmate Freddie Daniels of Pineville was on a grass mowing detail for the city of Pineville.


During the work detail in the Wallsend community, Daniels suffered a medical emergency and stopped breathing.

Those on scene attempted CPR and Daniels was transported by Bell County EMS to Pineville Community Health Center. He was pronounced deceased by Bell County Deputy Coroner Don Horton at the hospital.

Bell County Jailer Gary Ferguson contacted Kentucky State Police to handle the investigation and Detective Aaron Frederick is in charge.


An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday morning July 2, 2020.

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