LANCASTER (CBS) —  An inmate was found dead inside Lancaster State Prison Sunday, but few details were available as homicide detectives set out to investigate.

The inmate death occurred sometime today at the Lancaster Sate Prison, 44750 60th Street West, said Deputy Lillian Peck of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

The man, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at the scene, Peck said.

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  1. beth says:

    what is there to investigate its a prison people get killed all the time. do they look into EVERY DEATH i hope not it would be a waste of time and tie up the police who could be out side working for the people who really matter

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