Arizona Inmate Housed in Oklahoma Prison Dead in Apparent Suicide
Officials at the Arizona Department of Corrections tell New Times inmate Patrick Ross was found dead in his cell around 7:50 a.m. yesterday.
Responding Medical teams tried to revive Ross but were unsuccessful.
DOC officials wouldn't say how Ross killed himself only saying he died "after apparently committing suicide."
Ross was serving a 13-year sentence -- at a private prison run by Cornell Companies -- for an armed robbery he committed in Maricopa County.
Ross began his sentence in December 2009 and ended it -- apparently on his own terms -- yesterday.
DOC is investigating the death.