Inmate death at jail in Gogebic County

Trooper from the Wakefield Post of the Michigan State Police are investigating a death at a Gogebic County jail.

Troopers were dispatched to Ojibway Correctional Facility on Friday for a report of an assault on an inmate.  The assault victim was transported to the hospital.  The inmate died on Saturday as a result of the injuries sustained.

Names of those involved are being withheld pending further investigation.  The Michigan Department of Corrections is assisting in the investigation.