Arizona inmate dies, suicide suspected

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Associated Press

Posted on November 7, 2012 at 1:08 AM

Updated Thursday, Nov 8 at 2:52 PM

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona inmate has died from what authorities are calling an apparent suicide.

KNXV-TV reports (http://bit.ly/RGynHB) that 29-year-old Timothy Ben died Monday while in custody at the ASPC-Eyman complex in Florence.

Ben was serving 20 years for second-degree murder and unlawful use of means of transportation.

He'd been in custody since Jan. 2006.

Officials say the death will be investigated along with the county medical examiner's office.

No further details were available.

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Information from: KNXV-TV, http://www.abc15.com

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