L.A. County deputies investigate death of state prison inmate
Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a male inmate at Antelope Valley State Prison in Lancaster, authorities said Tuesday evening.
Prison officials said the death occurred about 3:30 p.m.
The inmate's name and the circumstances surrounding his death were not immediately available.
Antelope Valley, which has about 5,000 inmates, is the only state prison in Los Angeles County.
-- Dan Weikel