Indiana State Police investigating inmate homicide at Miami Correctional Facility

MIAMI COUNTY, Ind. – Indiana State Police are investigating the homicide of an inmate at the Miami Correctional Facility.

At 11:30 a.m. on Monday, corrections officers found 42-year-old Matthew Koch unresponsive in his P Housing Unit cell.

Despite life-saving measures performed by prison staff members, Koch succumbed to his injuries.

Investigators suspected foul play.

An autopsy performed on Tuesday determined that Koch’s death was a homicide caused by blood loss from multiple sharp force trauma wounds, reports said.

Investigators are conducting an active homicide investigation.  

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