Indiana State Police Investigating Death at the Miami Correctional Facility

On Sunday, Indiana State Police Detective Wendell Beachy initiated an investigation, at the request of the Miami Correctional Facility, into the death of inmate Matthew Koch, 42.

At approximately 11:30 a.m., correction officers found Koch unresponsive in his P Housing Unit cell. Despite life-saving measures performed by prison staff members, Koch succumbed to his injuries. Investigators suspect foul play and are treating the death as a homicide. 

An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow.

This is an active investigation. No more information will be released at this time.