Not considered suspicious, says prison

Prison inmate dead at 53

Jan 21, 2014
Courtesy of: Department of Corrections Stephen Ray Gravel

A 53-year-old Maine State Prison inmate serving time for gross sexual assault died at the Warren prison Jan. 21, confirmed the Department of Corrections.

Stephen Ray Gravel served five years of a 16-year sentence at the time of his death.

Consistent with the department policy and the Attorney General’s Office protocols, the State Police and the Medical Examiner were notified and are reviewing the death, said a press release from the department.

Scott Fish, spokesperson for the prison, said the death is not suspicious.

 

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