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SCI Rockview Prison Death

State police are investigating the death of an inmate at SCI Rockview, according to a press release.

Authorities say 27-year-old Devontal Thomas was found unresponsive in his cell on Oct. 10 and was pronounced dead by EMS personnel.

Thomas was serving a 1-year and 6 month to 3-year sentence from Montgomery County for robbery.

Officials say Thomas arrived at SCI Rockview on Oct. 8 for violating his parole.

Thomas’ cause of death will be determined by the Centre County coroner’s office and authorities say his next of kin has been notified.

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