Death of jail inmate an apparent suicide

Death of jail inmate an apparent suicide
Franklin T. Bolton (Source: LMDC)
Franklin T. Bolton (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Officials with Louisville Metro Corrections say an inmate in custody has died from an apparent suicide.

Major Endora Davis said corrections officers found Franklin T. Bolton, 19, inside his cell around 6:10 a.m. According to Davis, Bolton was alert and did not appear to be in distress when officers saw him around 5:20 a.m.

Bolton was booked into LMDC on Dec. 29, 2014 on two counts of kidnapping, two counts of robbery, possession of controlled substances, promoting contraband, tampering with evidence.

Bolton's death is being investigated by the Louisville Metro Police Department's Public Integrity Unit. The Metro Corrections Professional Standards Unit is also reviewing the case.

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