State AG investigates death of inmate at Essex County Correctional Facility

An investigation underway into how an inmate died at the Essex County Correctional Facility.
According to the state Attorney General's Office, a male inmate was taken to University Hospital Friday where he was pronounced dead around 9 a.m.
There's no word from the AG's office how the man died. is reporting the man was stabbed Thursday night after being placed in a detention cell.
The AG's office has not yet released the inmate's name.