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Criminal investigation into Missouri inmate's death

CAMERON, MO (AP) - Law enforcement officials have begun a criminal investigation into the death of a 27-year-old inmate at the Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron.

The Missouri Department of Corrections says 27-year-old Pascual Herrera was found dead at the prison on Friday. After an autopsy was performed, authorities began a criminal investigation. No future details were immediately available.

Herrera was serving a 6-year sentence for tampering with an airplane/motorboat in Camden County and weapons and drug charges from Cass County.

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