PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Arkansas Sate Police are investigating after an inmate was found dead.
A body was discovered just before 3 a.m. Friday by staff at the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys.
Authorities say D’Angelo Merriweather was found unresponsive in his cell.
He was pronounced dead at 3:30 a.m.
We’re told State Police were immediately notified.
The Department of Correction has also launched an internal investigation.