Inmate’s stabbing death at Miami Correctional Facility sparks homicide investigation


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BUNKER HILL, Ind. — Indiana State Police have opened a homicide investigation into the death of an inmate at Miami Correctional Facility.

Investigators say around 10 a.m. Wednesday, correction officers found Leo Cullen, 43, severely injured in a “dayroom” in the facility. He died despite medical intervention by prison staff members.

An autopsy conducted by Dr. Latanja Watkins, a forensic pathologist, determined that Cullen’s death was a homicide caused by blood loss from multiple stab wounds.

Investigators are now conducting an active homicide investigation.  

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