Inmate found hanged in Pa. prison cell

January 27, 2009 10:22:49 AM PST
State police are investigating the death of an inmate they say was found hanged in his cell at a state prison in northwestern Pennsylvania. Police are not releasing the name of the inmate found dead Monday night at the State Correctional Institution-Albion. But they say he is a 28-year-old man serving a sentence out of Berks County.

Police say the man's body was found inside his cell about 8:15 p.m.

The Erie County Coroner is also investigating.


Information from: Erie Times-News,

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