Inmate overdoses at Louisville jail, officer taken to hospital after drug exposure in separate incident – WLKY Louisville

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An inmate has overdosed at the Louisville Metro Detention Center on the booking floor, according to Fraternal Order of the Police President Dan Johnson.
Narcan was administered to the inmate who was then taken to the hospital where he is expected to be OK, according to Johnson.
In a completely separate incident, a corrections officer was also taken to the hospital to be checked out after a possible drug exposure, said Johnson.
The officer was doing a dorm search and found drugs, suspected to be fentanyl.
These two incidents come just a day after an inmate died while in the LMDC’s custody and less than two days after three inmates were hospitalized for drug overdoses before being taken into the LMDC’s custody.
Read more on the inmate death: 32-year-old inmate dies while in custody of Louisville Metro Department of Corrections
Read more on the three inmate overdoses: 3 inmates at Louisville jail taken to hospital after medical emergency on jail booking floor

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