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Murderer's Prison Death Under Probe

(Michigan City, IN) - A convicted murderer at Indiana State Prison was found dead.  Authorities at the prison in Michigan City are now investigating the cause of death.


According to Indiana State Police, 30-year old Daniel Heflin was found dead on Thursday.

The ISP Criminal Investigations Division in Lowell was contacted by the Indiana Department of

Correction to look further into the death, police said.  Police did not release any further information about the case except that the investigation

is ongoing.


Since 2012, Heflin has been serving a 90-year sentence for murder, attempted murder and burglary out of Elkhart County.

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