UPDATE: Only trauma to dead inmate appeared self-inflicted

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EDDYVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – An autopsy showed the only sign of trauma appeared to be self-inflicted on a prison inmate who died Tuesday at the Kentucky State Penitentiary, according to State Police.

An official cause of death for 39-year old Marcus Penman, of Hopkinsville, is pending blood test results, according to KSP.

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The Kentucky Department of Corrections (DOC) says Penman was being held in restrictive custody for fighting. The DOC says that’s when Penman “began self-harm actions” and prison staff tried to stop him.

State Police continue to investigate the death.