Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

March 21, 2014

FBI investigating W.Va. inmate death at US prison


Associated Press

HAZELTON — The FBI is investigating the death of an inmate at the Federal Correctional Complex in Hazelton.

The Dominion Post  reports that 54-year-old Paul Anderson was found on the floor of his cell on Sunday night. An autopsy is scheduled at the State Medical Examiner’s Office.

David LeMaster is the executive assistant at the high-security prison in Preston County. He said Anderson shared his cell with another inmate. The other inmate was in the locked cell at the time of Anderson’s death.

Anderson had been incarcerated at Hazelton since April 23, 2013. He was serving a 12-year sentence for bank robbery in Tennessee.