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W.Va. Inmate Dies After Altercation at Jail

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  West Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a Southern Regional Jail inmate following an altercation with another prisoner.

Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety spokesman Lawrence Messina says 51-year-old Carlos McMillion died Tuesday at a Charleston hospital.

Messina says an altercation between McMillion and 21-year-old Geremy Austin West occurred at the jail on Saturday.

McMillion was being held at the jail on first-degree robbery charges from Raleigh County. West is being held on a bond revocation for pending burglary, grand larceny and conspiracy charges from Mercer County.

Other details weren't immediately available.


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