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MSP investigating inmate death

CRYSTAL FALLS — The Michigan State Police are investigating the death of an inmate at the Iron County Correctional Facility.
    At approximately 7:50 a.m. on Jan. 11, sheriff deputies reported the discovery of a deceased inmate, according to a press release from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office. The inmate, Jonathan Joepaul Parker, had died of an apparent suicide.
    “The Michigan State Police were requested to do an independent investigation of the death,” the press release stated. “The investigation is ongoing, and no other details can be released at this time.”