Reported by: Deborah Stocks - ABC15
Last Update: 8/15 8:37 pm
According to the Department of Corrections, 30-year-old Erick Cervantes was pronounced dead Friday afternoon at the Arizona State Prison Complex-Eyman.
Officials said Cervantes was serving a 2.5 year sentence for misconduct involving weapons and had entered the facility Sept. 11, 2007. He was being held at a Special Management Unit.
The incident is under investigation by the department.
To the family of Erick Cervantes: I didn't publish Priscilla's post but wanted to acknowledge your shock and grief. I'm terribly sorry for your loss. If you need to contact me please use my e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions for the Department of Corrections, the Constituent Services officer is Betty Cassiano at email@example.com. Her number is 602-364-3945.