ID released in Bridgeport prison death

Police say Edwardo Velasquez committed suicide at Osborn Correctional Institution.

Police say Edwardo Velasquez committed suicide at Osborn Correctional Institution. (12/12/12)

BRIDGEPORT - Prison officials have released the identity of the inmate from Bridgeport who apparently committed suicide in his cell yesterday.

They say Edwardo Velasquez was serving a 43-month sentence for drugs at the Osborn Correctional Institution.

He was found alone with a bed sheet tied around his neck.

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