NJ prison inmate dies after assault

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - August 21, 2012

Joshua Jones died two days after he was assaulted at the Mountainview Youth Correctional Facility in Clinton Township.

The 23-year-old from Englewood was convicted of possession of a handgun and distributing drugs in a school zone. He would have been eligible for parole in January.

The Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office says Jones was discovered in a dorm where several inmates reside. Authorities say they are aggressively investigating the case.

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