Inmate’s death under investigation

Published: Jul. 21, 2022 at 1:12 PM CDT
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FORREST CITY, Ark. (KAIT) - State police are investigating the death of an inmate at an east Arkansas prison.

According to the Department of Corrections, 62-year-old Tony E. Taylor was taken to the Forrest City Medical Center following an incident at the East Arkansas Regional Unit. He died at 8:48 a.m. Thursday, July 21.

Taylor was serving a life sentence out of Miller County for first-degree murder.

ASP is investigating the circumstances surrounding his death.

According to Thursday’s news release, the corrections department has also launched an internal investigation.

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