Child sex offender found hanging from shower in prison

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Autopsy to be conducted

PHOENIX (AP) - A convicted child sex offender has been found dead at the state prison in Florence.

The Arizona Department of Corrections issued a statement Monday saying that 36-year-old Mathew Goodwin was found Friday hanging from a shower in the Arizona State Prison Complex-Eyman's Cook Unit.

ADOC says an investigation was continuing and that an autopsy would be conducted.

ADOC says Goodwin had been in prison since Jan. 19, 2007, after being sentenced in Pima County to nearly 77 years for sexual exploitation of a minor and aggravated assault.