Inmate Death Probe Underway

The death of an inmate at SCI Huntingdon on Monday, has kicked off an investigation by state police. Prison officials say 24 year old inmate Gage Ortiz-Rodriguez was found unresponsive in his cell. They say life saving-measures were performed by prison staff and medical personnel. EMS arrived and took Ortiz-Rodriguez to Penn Highlands Hospital where he died. Ortiz-Rodriguez was serving a sentence of between 6 and 12 years at SCI Huntingdon for involuntary deviate sexual intercourse. He was classified as a sexually violent predator, and was convicted of taking photos of young boys engaging in sex acts, and then blackmailing them.