- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 3, 2016

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) - A coroner says the death of an inmate at the Terre Haute federal prison is being investigated as a homicide.

Vigo County Coroner Susan Amos told the Terre Haute Tribune-Star (https://bit.ly/1JWDWRf ) some of the testing from the autopsy is not back in. She said she couldn’t say anything more about the death of 23-year-old Michael Tucker because the investigation by the FBI is ongoing.

Tucker who was found unresponsive in his cell at 9:25 a.m. Thursday. He was pronounced dead at 10:45 a.m.

Tucker was serving a 32-year sentence for brandishing a firearm during a crime or felony violence. He was sentenced in the Eastern District Court of Virginia. Tucker has been in custody at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute since April 7.


Information from: Tribune-Star, https://www.tribstar.com

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