Inmate Death Suspected Suicide

The Arkansas Department of Correction suspects a prison inmate from Stone County committed suicide.

37-year old Robert Ivy, was found hanging in a single-person cell at the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys around 9:30pm Wednesday evening.

KATV reported prison officials provided emergency medical care but Ivy was pronounced dead fifteen minutes later.

ADC Stated Ivy was serving a five-year sentence for possession of a controlled substance.

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