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Inmate Found Dead At State Prison In Sterling

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STERLING, Colo. (AP) – Colorado Department of Corrections officials say an inmate has been found dead in his cell at the Sterling Correctional Facility.

They say a suspect has been removed from the general population while officials investigate the death.

The inmate was found around 4:15 a.m. Friday. His name wasn’t immediately released.

Corrections officials aren’t releasing other details.

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