Franklin County Inmate Had Blood Clot In Lungs

(Benton, IL) — Preliminary autopsy results into the death of a Franklin County Jail inmate have been released. Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler says 33-year-old Joseph Lukasik died from a blood clot in the lungs. Leffler says final autopsy results will not be available for several weeks due to pending toxicology. The coroner’s office, along with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office are investigating.