/ Modified jun 8, 2018 2:49 p.m.

DOC: Death of Tucson Prison Inmate Appears to be a Homicide

Corrections officials say criminal investigators have identified a suspect in Martinez's death, but no other details were released.

Arizona Department of Corrections officials say an inmate at the state prison in Tucson is dead and it appears to be a homicide.

They say criminal investigators are investigating the death of 32-year-old Victor Martinez.

He was found unresponsive on the floor of his two-person cell by correctional staff about 6 a.m. Thursday.

Corrections staff attempted life-saving measures until emergency responders arrived, but Martinez was pronounced dead by responding paramedics.

The cause of death remains under investigation.

Corrections officials say criminal investigators have identified a suspect in Martinez's death, but no other details were released.

Martinez was sentenced out of Maricopa County in 2013 to more than 45 years in prison for second-degree murder, child abuse, destruction of public jail and aggravated assault.

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