From the 13 Weather Team... The National Weather Service has issued... a Winter Storm Watch for the counties of Jewell and Mitchell until 9:00 PM Thursday, and a Winter Storm Watch
More Details

Death Of Leavenworth Inmate Apparent Homicide

By: AP
By: AP

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) -- Authorities say an inmate's death at the U.S. Penitentiary in Leavenworth is being investigated as an apparent homicide.

Forty-eight-year-old Jeremy Nemerov died Monday night at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City.

Prison spokesman Treavor Kroger says was found unresponsive in his cell on April 24, the day after he arrived at the prison.

The Leavenworth Times reports an autopsy had not yet been performed on Tuesday.

The FBI is handling the homicide investigation.

Nemerov was serving 6 years for a conviction in Missouri for conspiracy to possess pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine.

Posted by Greg Palmer

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 258276361 -
Gray Television, Inc.