The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is investigating after an inmate reportedly died Tuesday.

DOC spokesman Matt Elliott said in an email an inmate died Tuesday at Cimarron Correctional Facility near Cushing. The inmate has not been identified pending notification of next of kin.

The Office of the Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of the inmate’s death, Elliott said in an email.

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