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3 Inmates Dead at South Central Correctional Facility

According to a news release Thursday, three inmates at the South Central Correctional Facility in Licking have died within a 24-hour period.

Kaleb Smith died early Wednesday morning, August 31, at around 6:30 a.m.

Smith was serving time in prison for numerous charges, including burglary, forgery, stealing, and possession of a controlled substance.

Terrell Dawson was pronounced dead at 1:25 a.m. Thursday morning.

Dawson was serving life in prison on charges of two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of armed criminal action, two counts of kidnapping and first-degree burglary.

Roy Sinden was pronounced dead just over two hours later Thursday morning, at around 3:45 a.m.

Sinden was serving a 10-year sentence for DWI. The 64-year-old’s death has been ruled as natural causes.

No cause of death has been given for Smith or Dawson, as authorities are still awaiting autopsy reports.