Michigan State Police investigate inmate death

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IRON COUNTY, Mich. (WJMN) — There is an update in death of an inmate at the Iron County Correctional Facility.

The inmate is identified as Jonathan Joepaul Parker, he had died of an apparent suicide.

The Michigan State Police were requested to do an independent investigation of the death, the investigation is ongoing and no other details can be released at this time.

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The death of an inmate in the Upper Peninsula is under investigation.

According to the Iron County Sheriff’s Office, deputies found a dead inmate in the correctional facility Saturday morning around 7:50.

Michigan State Police is investigating the death. No other information has been made available at this time.

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