Death Of Colorado Inmate Investigated As Homicide

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(credit: AP)

(credit: AP)

STERLING, Colo. (AP) - State officials say an inmate was killed at a prison in Sterling, and the death is being investigated as a homicide.

The Department of Corrections says 38-year-old Cleveland Flood was found dead at about midnight on Saturday.

An autopsy was conducted Monday but the cause of death hasn’t been released.

State officials say they are trying to determine who leaked a photo because it’s a sensitive part of the investigation.

Officials say another inmate is considered a suspect, but that inmate’s name hasn’t been released.

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