Authorities Investigate Death Of Arkansas Inmate, 25

Aug 8, 2016

Authorities are investigating the death of a 25-year-old inmate who was found unresponsive at a maximum-security prison in Arkansas.

Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves says guards at the Tucker Unit found Isaiah Chandler unconscious in his cell at about 10:15 a.m. Sunday. Graves says the officers and medical staff began emergency treatment, but Chandler was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

The death is under investigation by Arkansas State Police.

Chandler was serving a 20-year sentence on an aggravated robbery conviction in Pulaski County.