Tragedy Behind Bars: 22-Year-Old Inmate Dies of Suspected Drug Overdose at Stillwater Prison

STILLWATER STATE PRISON, MN ( – The Minnesota Department of Corrections is investigating the apparent drug overdose death of a 22-year-old inmate at Stillwater State Prison. Officials reported that the man was found unresponsive in his cell on Saturday morning. Despite officers’ efforts to revive him, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are examining evidence suggesting that synthetic drugs might have caused the fatal overdose. Commissioner Paul Schnell stated, “We will make every effort to determine who introduced and provided the substance for the purpose of pursuing prosecution to the fullest extent of the law.” The deceased inmate has not yet been identified.

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