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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 4:06 pm

Homicide suspected at Miami Correctional Facility

The Journal Gazette

An inmate at Miami Correctional Facility died Monday morning, and investigators are treating his death as a homicide, Indiana State Police said today.

Lannie Morgan, 70, of South Bend, was found unresponsive in his cell about 9:40 a.m., state police at Peru said in a statement. An ambulance was called, but Morgan died before reaching a local hospital, the statement said.

It said an autopsy has been conducted and results are pending.

Morgan had been incarcerated within the Indiana Department of Correction since December 2011.