Inmate at state prison in Tucson dies; appears to be suicide
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate at the Arizona prison in Tucson is dead and it appears to be a suicide.
State Department of Corrections officials say 59-year-old David Neville died Monday “from an apparent act of self-harm by hanging.”
Prison staff reported finding Neville unresponsive in his medium-custody dormitory housing.
They attempted life-saving measures until responding paramedics arrived on scene and pronounced Neville deceased around 6:30 a.m.
Corrections officials say Neville was sentenced out of Pima County in 2016 to serve 10 years and six months in prison for arson of an occupied structure, criminal damage and a dangerous drug violation.