Inmate found unresponsive at SCI Benner Township

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An inmate has been found unresponsive in his cell at SCI Benner Township.

Staff found 39-year-old Joseph Little unresponsive on February 9 at approximately 12:37 p.m. The prison staff immediately responded and performed CPR until the ambulance crew arrived.

Little was taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 1:45 p.m.

Little was serving a two-year to nine-year sentence for Theft Moveable Property out of Lycoming County. He had been at Benner Township since November 16, 2017.

The cause of death has not yet been determined.

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