Maryland State Police investigate inmate death

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Maryland State Police are investigating after an inmate was found dead in Allegany County, Md.

Police say 33-year-old Herbert Mayes was serving time at the Western Correctional Institution in Cumberland. The preliminary investigation shows, the officers responded to a fight on the exercise yard between seven inmates. Mayes was pronounced dead on scene.

The other inmates involved are not being identified and the autopsy results are pending.

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