Inmate dies after fight with corrections officers - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Inmate dies after fight with corrections officers


An investigation is under-way, after a 31-year-old inmate dies after allegedly assaulting two corrections officers.

The fight happened Friday evening at the Bedford Heights Correctional Facility.

Bedford Heights Police say the inmate has been id'd as Omar Arrington-Bey of Shaker Heights.

Arrington-Bey was allegedly choking two of the corrections officers.

Police freed the corrections officers and put the inmate in a restraint chair. While in the chair, Arrington-Bey became unresponsive. EMS rushed him to the hospital, where he died.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has not yet released a cause or manner of death.

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