Monday, August 8, 2016

ADC reports inmate death at Tucker

Posted By on Mon, Aug 8, 2016 at 10:03 AM

A press release from the Arkansas Department of Correction says that an inmate died at Tucker Unit yesterday after being found unconscious in his cell. 

Isaiah Chandler, 25, was serving a 20-year sentence for a 2009 aggravated robbery committed in Pulaski County. A spokesperson for the ADC said that Chandler was found unconscious yesterday around 10:15 a.m. After emergency medical staff responded, he was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No cause of death has been released. The Arkansas State Police is conducting an investigation into Chandler's death.

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