- Associated Press - Thursday, September 24, 2015

DUCHESNE, Utah (AP) - A Duchesne County Jail inmate has been found dead by apparent suicide days after he was convicted.

The Deseret News reports (https://bit.ly/1LPeM1h ) that 60-year-old Michael Alan Baker, of Duchesne, was found unresponsive Tuesday in the shower area of the jail.

Duchesne County Sheriff’s Lt. Jeremy Curry says the death appears to be a suicide.

Baker was convicted on Sept. 16 of forcible sexual abuse, a second-degree felony; lewdness by a sex offender, a third-degree felony; and lewdness involving a child by a sex offender, a third-degree felony. He was scheduled to be sentenced in October.

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Information from: Deseret News, https://www.deseretnews.com

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