The cause of death has been released by the Boyd Co Detention Center concerning a female inmate that passed away June 16, 2018.
According to the Boyd Co Coroner’s Office, Laura Riley died as a result of overdose of methamphetamine.
Riley had been booked on June 14, 2018 on a failure to appear warrant for a misdemeanor trespassing charge out of Greenup Co.
The Catlettsburg Police Department is investigating the incident.
An internal investigation found no evidence that Riley received methamphetamine from another person.
A search of the cell found no additional drugs.