PENDLETON, Ore. - The Oregon Corrections Department says a 21-year-old inmate has been found dead in his cell in the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton.
A prison spokeswoman says Timothy Waddell was found unresponsive on Sunday. Oregon State Police are investigating the manner of death.
Waddell was serving a life sentence for murder. He was sent to prison last May 12 for the murder of 70-year-old Tom Green, a former Cave Junction mayor known for befriending troubled young people.