ISP Detectives investigate the death of an inmate at Miami Correctional Facility

MIAMI – Wednesday, detectives from the Indiana State Police Criminal Investigations Division at the Peru Post initiated an investigation at the request of the Miami Correctional Facility into the death of inmate 29-year-old Dwayne L. Pope.

Investigators are being assisted by the Miami County Coroner’s Office and Miami Correctional Facility Investigators.

An autopsy is pending to determine the exact cause of death.

The family notification has been made.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. No more information will be released at this time.