WARREN — A Maine State Prison inmate who had been serving time for sexual abuse of a minor died Tuesday at a Lewiston hospital, the Maine Department of Corrections said.

Corrections Commissioner Joseph Fitzpatrick identified the inmate as Henry E. Bishop, 74.

Bishop died around 10:14 a.m. at Central Maine Medical Center, Fitzpatrick said in a statement. He offered no details on why Bishop was at the hospital.

Bishop had served 11 months and 23 days of his three-year sentence.

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


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