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Foul play suspected in death of inmate at Miami Co. prison

Posted at 4:51 PM, Jun 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-11 16:51:45-04

BUNKER HILL — Indiana State Police are investigating after an inmate at Miami Correctional Facility was found dead on Monday.

According to a report from Indiana State Police, inmate Lannie Morgan, 70, of South Bend, was found unresponsive in his cell around 9:40 a.m. Monday. An ambulance was called, however, Morgan died before reaching the local hospital.

Troopers said investigators suspect foul play and are treating the death as a homicide.

State police said an autopsy was conducted and the results are pending.

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

The investigation remains ongoing.