Pennsylvania prison inmate accused of strangling cellmate with sheet, killing him

Prison inmate accused of fatally strangling cellmate with bedsheet

MERCER, Pa. — An inmate in a Pennsylvania prison was killed by his cellmate, according to police.

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Jason Kelly, 35, was found dead in his cell late at the State Correctional Institute in Mercer on Monday night, Pennsylvania State Police said in a news release.

Darl Heverly, 35, will be charged with homicide, the release said.

Heverly used a torn bedsheet to strangle Kelly, according to the police report.

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