An inmate at Miami Correctional Facility died Monday morning, and investigators are treating his death as a homicide, Indiana State Police said today.
Lannie Morgan, 70, of South Bend, was found unresponsive in his cell about 9:40 a.m., state police at Peru said in a statement. An ambulance was called, but Morgan died before reaching a local hospital, the statement said.
It said an autopsy has been conducted and results are pending.
Morgan had been incarcerated within the Indiana Department of Correction since December 2011.