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Arizona inmate dies from possible homicide

Inmates line up for lunch at the Arizona State Prison in Florence. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Officials say an inmate under the custody of the Arizona Department of Corrections has died from a possible homicide.

The department said Saturday that 38-year-old Christian Frost was pronounced dead Friday at ASPC-Tucson after receiving medical treatment. Frost, sentenced out of Maricopa County, was serving 26 years for manslaughter, flight from law enforcement and aggravated assault.

Officials say the investigation is ongoing and being conducted by the department’s criminal investigations unit.

No further information was available.

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