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Md. Robbery Suspect Dies At Detention Center

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BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — The Harford County Sheriff’s Office says a suspect in a string of robberies in three counties has been found dead in the county’s detention center.

Officials say a correctional officer found Michael Ray Malpass, 26, of Chestertown unresponsive in his cell on Thursday night. He was taken to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead early Friday. Investigators say there are no signs of foul play.

Malpass had been at the detention center for about a week. He was being held without bond and was awaiting trial on charges of armed robbery and assault linked to a robbery spree in Harford, Cecil and Baltimore counties.

The sheriff’s office says Malpass was an admitted heroin user and was undergoing treatment.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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