- Associated Press - Monday, April 23, 2018

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - Corrections officials say investigators are looking into the death of a Georgia inmate who died after a fight with another inmate.

The Department of Corrections said in a news release Monday that inmate Joseph Pagen was pronounced dead by a coroner around 3 a.m. Monday at Valdosta State Prison. The department says investigators believe Pagen died from injuries suffered in a fight with another inmate.

Pagen had been sentenced to prison in 2012 on charges in Baldwin County of aggravated assault, false imprisonment, robbery by force and burglary.

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