Police probe death of Indiana prison inmate as homicide


HADDON TOWNSHIP, Ind. (AP) — Authorities in Indiana are investigating the death of a 32-year-old inmate at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility.

State police say prison staff found Jeremiah Roberts of Nacogdoches, Texas, unresponsive about 6 a.m. Sunday in his cell at the facility in Haddon Township, southwest of Indianapolis.

Roberts later died.

His death is being treated as a homicide.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday. Police say Roberts had been incarcerated within the Indiana Department of Corrections since January 2017.

Nacogdoches is southeast of Dallas.

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