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Inmate killed at Florida prison

September 15, 2018

LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate killed his cellmate at a Florida prison.

News outlets report that a prisoner at Columbia Correctional Institution Annex strangled and mutilated his cellmate early Thursday morning.

The Florida Department of Corrections identified the victim as 58-year-old Larry Mark, who was serving a life sentence for a 1981 murder.

Officials didn’t immediately name the suspected killer.

The prison is located in Lake City, which is north of Gainesville.

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