Maine State Prison inmate dies

2:49 PM, Feb 21, 2014   |    comments
George Henry O’Donnell of Franklin County
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WARREN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Department of Corrections today confirms the death of a prisoner of the Maine State Prison in Warren.

The prisoner's death occurred approximately 3:00a.m., February 21 at the Maine State Prison. Consistent with the department policy and the Attorney General's Office protocols, the State Police and the Medical Examiner were notified. Both are reviewing the death.

At the time of his death, George Henry O'Donnell of Franklin County, age 79, born September 5, 1934, had served approximately 4 months of a 30 month sentence for Unlawful Sexual Contact. Mr. O'Donnell received, on October 13, 2013, an 8-year sentence with all but 30-months suspended. He was scheduled to be released on March 11, 2016, then on probation until March 11, 2024.

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