Inmate sentenced for sex abuse of a minor dies in prison

Aug 08, 2017
Henry Bishop

Warren — The Department of Corrections Aug. 8 confirmed the death of a prisoner of the Maine State Prison. The prisoner’s death occurred approximately 10:14 a.m. Aug. 8, 2017, at Central Maine Medical Center.

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.

At the time of his death, Henry E. Bishop, age 74, was sentenced to a five years in prision, with all but three years suspended and two years’ probation for Sexual Abuse of a Minor (C), of which he had served 11 months, 23 days.

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