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Michael F. Easley, Governor           Theodis Beck, Secretary

For Immediate Release
July 5, 2001
Contact: Keith Acree
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Inmate dies at Central Prison

RALEIGH – Inmate Craig Logan, 28, died Wednesday morning at Central Prison’s hospital.

At about 8 a.m. other inmates noticed Logan in distress in a dormitory bathroom. He was taken to Central Prison hospital and was pronounced dead at 8:35 a.m.

Logan was admitted to Central Prison on July 3 after being convicted of murder in Cleveland County. He had just begun serving a life sentence.

An autopsy by the state medical examiner in Chapel Hill has determined that the death was due to natural causes.

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