Crime Watch 8

Foul play suspected in death of inmate at Indiana prison

A satellite view of Miami Correctional Facility near Bunker Hill, Indiana, in 2021. (Image Provided/IndianaMap Framework Data, Maxar Technologies, USDA Farm Service Agency via Google)

MIAMI, Ind. (WISH) — Police are investigating the death of an inmate at a state prison that happened Sunday, Indiana State Police said Monday.

Matthew Koch, 42, an inmate at Miami Correctional Facility, was found dead in his cell around 11:30 a.m.

An autopsy conducted by forensic pathologist Dr. Thomas Sozio determined that Koch’s death was a homicide caused by blood loss from multiple stab wounds.

The investigation is ongoing.


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