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#1 Jul 20, 2013
HAZARD, Ky.(WYMT)- Update, 7/18/13, 6 p.m.

An inmate found unresponsive at an Eastern Kentucky jail last week was injured by a "jail beating," according to the preliminary autopsy report.

The Perry County coroner released the findings from the State Medical Examiner's Office to WYMT on Thursday.

Larry J. Trent. 54, was found unresponsive at Kentucky River Regional Jail on July 9 and later pronounced dead at a hospital.

Trent sustained "blunt impact" to his head and body, according to the report.

Jail officials said Trent was injured around seven that morning. The report states he was pronounced dead more than five hours later, at 12:20 p.m., by Deputy Coroner Brianna Rutherford.

Trent was from the Upper Second Creek community of Perry County.

He was in jail on a DUI charge.

Trent's daughter told WYMT in a previous interview she thought her father was beaten to death.

And official cause of death has not been released.
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