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Arizona prison inmate found dead in his cell

Arizona prison inmate found dead in his cell

CREATED Mar 7, 2012

Web Producer: Alexandra Sutter

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say an inmate at the state prison in Florence has been found dead in his cell, possibly from a suicide.
   
Arizona Department of Corrections officials say 40-year-old Otta Munster was unresponsive when medical responders worked to revive him Monday.
   
The Arizona Republic (http://bit.ly/ylr1iw) says Munster was sentenced out of Maricopa County and was serving a five-year term for armed robbery.
   
The DOC says Munster entered the Florence prison in late September.
   
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Information from: The Arizona Republic, http://www.azcentral.com

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