Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - The Scott County Sheriff's Office began an investigation at the Scott County Jail after an inmate suddenly became ill and died.
Johnie Locklear, 48, was trasnferred to the hospital around 5:30 a.m. on June 15 after officers said he began having health issues. Shortly after 8 a.m., Locklear was pronounced dead.
The autopsy was unable to determine a cause of death, however, pending toxicology results will not be available for up to six weeks.
The investigation is continuing.