10:16am

Thu October 13, 2011
Eastern and Central Kentucky

Johnson Jurors Award $1.7 Million for Inmate Death

Concluding a week’s worth of testimony, a Johnson County jury awarded what is reportedly the largest monetary award ever granted in Johnson courts. In a case centered around the death of a former inmate of the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center, a Johnson County jury awarded $1,729,513.73 to the woman’s estate.