FLORENCE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Department of Corrections is investigating an apparent homicide at the Florence prison.
Shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday, 53-year-old Lino Flores was found unresponsive and suffering from traumatic injuries in a recreation area of the Eyman prison complex.
Department of Corrections personnel began life-saving measures until paramedics arrived, but Flores was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators are questioning 32-year-old Julio Salazar, an inmate who was reportedly in the recreation area at the time.
Flores was serving a life sentence for first- and second-degree murder, sexual assault, possession of a deadly wapon and assault with a dangerous weapon.
Salazar is serving sentences for first-degree murder and manslaughter.