BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (AP) — An inmate at a South Carolina state prison has died after being assaulted in his cell.
The South Carolina Department of Corrections says Travis Antwan Lee died at a hospital after being assaulted at the maximum security Lee Correctional Institution on Wednesday.
Officials say Lee was assaulted Wednesday afternoon by several inmates.
Lee was serving an 18-year sentence for attempted murder, kidnapping, and criminal conspiracy.
South Carolina Department of Corrections Police Services and the State Law Enforcement Division are investigating.