PINE BLUFF, Ark.- An investigation is underway after an inmate was found dead Thursday morning in the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker.
According to Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) officials, staff found Dan Shelton unresponsive in his cell just before 2 a.m.
Responding medical staff began treatment before transporting Shelton to the unit infirmary, according to officials. Shelton was pronounced dead at 2:16 a.m. in the infirmary.
According to a release from ADC, Arkansas State Police and the Department of Correction will conduct investigations into the death.