Inmate death under investigation at Lansing Correctional Facility

Local

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (KSNT) – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating an inmate’s death at the Lansing Correctional Facility.

Lawrence A. Brown, Jr., 32, was serving more than ten years in prison for the battery of a corrections employee in Sedgwick County in 2012. Before that, he had been convicted of aggravated assault in Sedgwick County in 2009.

The KBI said Brown died Friday after going to St. John’s Hospital in Leavenworth. The agency is waiting for the autopsy results. However, it said that the death does not appear to be connected to COVID-19.

Per policy, the KBI investigates whenever an inmate dies inside a Kansas prison.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the KSN News App and stay up-to-date wherever you are. You can even watch KSN News live for free!
Click here to get the app
Get it in the App store
Get it in the Google Play store

KSN Storm Track 3 Weather

Trending Stories