Homicide team investigating death at Oregon prison
Feb 15,2008 00:00 by Bend_Weekly_News_Sources

SALEM, Ore. -- The Marion County Homicide-Assault Response team and Oregon State Police are investigating the suspicious death of an inmate found in his cell Thursday morning.

The deceased male, whose name is being withheld pending notification of family members, was an inmate at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem.

According to a news release issued by the Oregon Department of Corrections, the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Portland will perform an autopsy.