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Authorities investigate inmate death at Colorado prison

2:42 PM, Apr 25, 2013   |    comments
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COLORADO SPRINGS - Authorities are investigating a death of a Jefferson County inmate at the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility in Canon City.

The Colorado Department of Corrections said 23-year-old Matthew Melina died in prison Wednesday afternoon. Details of his death have not been released.

Melina was originally serving a five year sentence for a robbery out of Jefferson County in 2010. He was paroled in September of 2012 but returned to prison in November for a parole violation.

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