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    Inmate dies in Malvern

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    MALVERN, Ark. (AP) - Officials say a 45-year-old inmate was found dead at the state prison in Malvern.

    The Arkansas Department of Correction says Steve Oldham died Thursday night from an apparent self-inflicted wound. Agency spokeswoman Shea Wilson says Oldham cut his right wrist with a razor blade.

    Oldham was serving a 10-year sentence for robbery out of White County.

    He was being held at the Ouachita River Correctional Unit in Malvern after being transferred from Cleburne County on a parole violation.

    Arkansas State Police and the county coroner responded to the death.

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