An inmate was found dead in Victorville's federal prison was found dead from a suspected suicide Friday night, according to coroner's officials.

The 51-year-old man's name is not being released until his next of kin are notified and details such as why he was in prison are not yet available, said San Bernardino County Deputy Coroner-Investigator Mike Sutcliffe.

Staff members found him at 10:30 p.m, he said..

"It's being investigated as a suicide," Sutcliffe said.


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