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ASP investigates prisoner death

(Source: Arkansas State Police) (Source: Arkansas State Police)
SEARCY, AR (KAIT) -

Authorities are looking into the death of an inmate at the White County Detention Center in Searcy. 

According to the Arkansas State Police, officials are investigating the death of Keylan Comic, 19.

Comic had been in jail in connection with several Waffle House robberies in September. 

Officials said he reportedly killed himself while behind bars, a month after he got into an altercation with two other inmates in an isolation cell.

Comic was maced, handcuffed, and dragged to a medical unit during that altercation, officials said. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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