Inmate from Evansville dies at jail in northern Indiana

Indiana

MIAMI CO., Ind. (WEHT) – Indiana State Police are investigating the death of an inmate from Evansville.

Matthew Koch, 42, was serving a sentence at Miami Correctional Facility in northern Indiana for kidnapping and shooting his ex-girlfriend in 2008. Officials say they found Koch unresponsive in his cell around 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

Investigators say foul play is suspected and they are treating his death as a homicide. An autopsy has been set for Tuesday.

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