Arkansas Prison Inmate Found Dead

An Arkansas prison inmate was found dead Sunday morning, the state Department of Correction reported Monday.

William Turner, 46, was found unresponsive in his assigned barracks at the Tucker Unit about 7:38 a.m., the department said in a news release. Emergency personnel treated Turner but he was pronounced dead at 8:31 a.m.

The state prison system and Arkansas State Police are investigating.

Turner had been serving a 25-year sentence on a drug-related conviction in Pike County, the release says.