Inmate death under investigation in Welch

McDowell County

WELCH, W.Va. (WVNS) – The death of an inmate in the McDowell County Holding Facility is under investigation.

West Virginia State Police Sgt. R.A. Daniel tells 59 News it happened Friday.

We’re told Marc Graham allegedly got into a fight with staff at the holding facility and became unresponsive.

Graham was pronounced dead after he was taken to Welch Community Hospital.

His body was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy. 

The inmate’s death is under investigation by West Virginia State Police. 

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