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Apr 25, 2013 6:04 PM by Patricia Collier

Inmate dies at Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility

Colorado Springs, CO - The Colorado Department of Corrections confirms the death of an inmate at Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility on Wednesday afternoon, April 24, 2013. The cause of death is under investigation.

The offender is Matthew Melina. Offender Melina entered the Department of Corrections March 3, 2010 on a five (5) year sentence out of Jefferson County for Robbery of an At Risk Person. Melina paroled on September 11, 2012. Offender Melina returned to prison on a parole violation on November 6, 2012.

The Colorado Department of Corrections Office of Inspector General is in charge of the investigation into Offender Matthew Melina's death.

No further details will be released at this time.


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