ALLEGANY COUNTY, MD - Maryland State Police are investigating the death of an inmate as a possible homicide.
Police say Ricky Bailey was found dead in his cell at North Branch Correctional Institution on Sunday morning.
He appeared to have suffered injuries to his head and neck.
Charges are pending against another inmate at the same prison for his death.
The suspect's identity has not been released.
Bailey's body was sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy.
Bailey was serving a life sentence without parole.