Saturday, September 14, 2019
MSP: ECI Inmate Death Under Investigation
(Westover, MD) – Maryland State Police investigators are continuing an investigation into the death of a state prison inmate in Somerset County.
The inmate is identified as Alexander Denver Christopher, 32. Christopher was a state prison inmate serving time at the Eastern Correctional Institution in Princess Anne, Maryland. State Police Homicide Unit investigators are awaiting results of an autopsy being conducted at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for the cause and manner of death.
Last night around midnight, the Maryland State Police Homicide Unit received a phone call from the Eastern Correctional Institution in reference to an inmate death. Investigators told State Police two men were transported to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, one of which was Christopher who was pronounced deceased my medical personnel at the hospital.
State Police Homicide Unit investigators are continuing the investigation begun by the DPSCS IIU. Assistance has been provided by State Police crime scene technicians and investigators from the State Police Criminal Enforcement Division. Upon completion, the investigation will be presented to the Somerset County State’s Attorney’s Office for review.
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