CUMBERLAND, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland State Police are investigating the death of an inmate who was found unresponsive this weekend in his cell at a state prison in Allegany County.

The inmate is identified as Dominic Anderson, 27. He was an inmate at the North Branch Correctional Institution in Cumberland, Md.

READ MORE: The Fight For Cruelty-Free Cosmetics: Maryland Will Be 5th State To Ban Testing Makeup On Animals

Police said during the evening of February 23, a correctional officer was conducting cell checks and found Anderson lying on the floor of his cell, where he was housed with another inmate.

Correctional officers and medical staff immediately provided emergency care, and county emergency medical personnel responded to the scene and pronounced the inmate dead.

READ MORE: Johns Hopkins University Helping India Fight Covid Surge

State police investigators are currently investigating. The autopsy results are pending at this time.

This story is developing. 

MORE NEWS: Driver Sought In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash That Killed Lakisha Furnanders

Follow @WJZ on Twitter and like WJZ-TV | CBS Baltimore on Facebook