The death of an inmate Saturday at Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown is under investigation by the Delaware State Police.
No details about the inmate, who is being called a victim by police, or the circumstances around the inmate’s death have been released.
The inmate’s body was released to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science for an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death. police said.
The victim’s identification is pending notification of next-of-kin.
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Police said they are investigating this death with the assistance of the Delaware Department of Correction and further details will be released as they become available.