January 21

Authorities investigate inmate death at Maine State Prison

The Department of Corrections says the 53-year-old man died this morning.

The Associated Press

WARREN — The Maine Department of Corrections is investigating the death of an inmate at the state prison in Warren.

The department says 53-year-old Stephen Ray Gravel died at about 5:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Maine State Police and the state Medical Examiner’s Office are reviewing the death.

Gravel had served about five years of a 16-year sentence for gross sexual assault.

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