Examiner: Inmate's death was by natural causes
Updated: 11/27/2012 2:40 pm | Published: 11/27/2012 2:36 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - An autopsy suggests natural causes were to blame for the death Priscilla Chavez, a Utah State Prison inmate who passed away in September.
Chavez had previously won a civil lawsuit after being raped in 2001 by a corrections officer.
The woman's family had suspected Chavez was a victim of neglect or retalitation in prison, but the autopsy showed that her death was linked to a seizure disorder.
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