KSP: Fulton County inmate died of heart attack

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Inmate Death

FULTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police say preliminary autopsy results show a Fulton County jail inmate died of a heart attack Friday.

Investigators say 56-year old Tommy Prather, of Mayfield, started experiencing chest pains in his jail cell.  He was taken to the jail’s medical center where he became unresponsive and CPR was initiated by staff.

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He was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Union City, Tennessee, where he was pronounced dead, according to KSP.

Investigators say no foul play is suspected.