Maine State Prison

Inmate Dies In Maine State Prison

The cause of death has not been announced, but officials said it was not related to COVID-19

An inmate serving a 17-year sentence for gross sexual assault in Maine died in custody on Thursday, authorities announced.

Matthew Fleury, 51, died early at 12:55 a.m. at the Maine State Prison in Warren.

The cause of his death has not been announced, but officials said it was not related to COVID-19.

The state police and medical examiner's office were notified, officials said.

Fleury had been serving his sentence since September 2007.

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