Inmate Death After Assault Ruled A Homicide
CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say an inmate has died after being assaulted at the North Branch Correctional Institution in Cumberland.
Michael Armstead, 53, died Jan. 9 at a Baltimore hospital, where he was taken after the Nov. 27 assault. Troopers say the medical examiner ruled his death was a homicide caused by a head injury.
Police say Armstead was assaulted as inmates were moving to the dining hall.
Troopers say another inmate is facing charges. Authorities did not identify him.
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