Maine State Prison inmate Paul Henry Gray, 68, of Aroostook County, died at Maine Medical Center in Portland July 9, at 5:30 a.m.

Gray had served approximately 21 years of a 55-year sentence for murder. In October 1993, Gray was sentenced to 55 years in prison and was scheduled to be released in January 2028, according to a news release from the Department of Corrections.

Consistent with the department policy and the Attorney General’s Office protocols, the state police and the medical examiner were notified. Both are reviewing the death.