HAZELTON, West Virginia — Federal authorities are investigating the death of an inmate following a fight at the U.S. Penitentiary Hazelton.
The Dominion Post (http://bit.ly/198AMsm ) reports that the prison announced the death of 24-year-old Arvel Crawford on Monday evening. The prison said Crawford died Friday afternoon following a fight with another inmate in a housing unit. The second inmate was treated for minor injuries. He wasn't identified.
Crawford's death is being investigated by the FBI as a homicide.
The prison said Crawford was serving 93 years on charges of murder, conspiracy and possession of a firearm during a violent crime. He had been an inmate at Hazelton since Aug. 4, 2014.
Information from: The Dominion Post, http://www.dominionpost.com