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Inmate dies at federal prison in Florence

Posted at 7:36 AM, Oct 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-31 09:36:17-04

FLORENCE – An inmate at the U.S. Penitentiary in Florence died Sunday following an early morning fight. Prison officials say 37-year-old Maxie Graham was the only person injured in the event.

He was taken to the hospital for treatment but was pronounced dead by medical staff.

Graham was serving a 7-year sentence out of Maryland for distribution of a controlled substance and conspiracy to distribute heroin. He started serving his sentence at the high security facility in southern Colorado this past  February.