CUMBERLAND, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland State Police investigators are looking into the death of a state prison inmate Sunday in Allegany County.
Bradley Rinehart, 52, was serving time at the Western Correctional Institution in Cumberland. The cause and manner of his death will be determined after an autopsy in Baltimore, officials said.READ MORE: Police Shoot, Kill Man Holding Woman At Knife Point In East Baltimore
Maryland State Police Homicide Unit was contacted by investigators from the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services about an inmate death at around 9 p.m. Sunday night.READ MORE: Maryland's EquiFest Showcases Adoptable Horses, Some Retired From Racing
Investigators told them that Rinehart was found unresponsive in his cell and pronounced dead by emergency medical personnel.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Maryland: Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Continue To Fall
They added they have identified a potential suspect- also an inmate. He has not been charged yet and investigators said he will not be identified until charges are filed.