Arkansas State Police investigating deaths of 2 inmates at separate units

State police investigating 2 inmate deaths

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) - The Arkansas State Police are investigating the deaths of two inmates who died in different units.

According to the Arkansas Department of Correction, 30-year-old Cody Brickner was found dead inside his cell on September 2. He was serving a 4-year sentence for forgery at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker.

Then on Tuesday morning, 29-year-old Kenneth Jones was found dead in his cell. He was serving a 25-year sentence for sexual assault at the Cummins Unit in Grady.

As the Arkansas State Police conduct their investigation, the Department of Correction will have an internal investigation in regards to the deaths.

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