In-custody Death Investigation of Clarence Wilkerson in Boyd County, Kentucky

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ASHLAND, KY – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is reporting that KSP Post 14, Ashland was contacted by the Ashland Police Department to investigate an in-custody death that occurred on March 2, 2023, while they were serving a warrant.

An autopsy conducted by the State Medical Examiner revealed Clarence Wilkerson’s cause of death was not due to a traumatic event but possibly related to preexisting medical ailments.

Toxicology reports are pending.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

Additional details will be released when appropriate.

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