- Associated Press - Friday, May 16, 2014

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after an inmate was found dead in his cell at a central Pennsylvania prison.

Officials say 33-year-old Joseph Diorio was found dead around 4 p.m. Wednesday at the State Correctional Institution at Camp Hill.

Prison officials said a corrections officer on a routine sweep discovered Diorio with a sheet wrapped around his neck and tied to the sink.

The Cumberland County coroner’s office will determine the official cause of death and state police are investigating.

The prison said Diorio was serving a one- to three-year sentence for a drug offense and had been at the prison in Camp Hill since May 9.



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