FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) - A criminal investigation is underway into the death of an Arizona state prison inmate following a confrontation with another inmate in an outdoor recreation area.
The Department of Corrections says 25-year-old Marcelo Gonzales died following a confrontation with 24-year-old Jonathan Williams at a prison complex in Florence on Sunday..
The department says Williams told officers he acted in self-defense.
Gonzalez was serving a prison sentence on Maricopa County convictions for burglary and escape.
Williams is serving time on a burglary conviction in Maricopa County.