Inmate found dead at Iron County Correctional Facility

IRON COUNTY — An inmate at the Iron County Correctional Facility was discovered deceased in his cell at approximately 7:50 am, January 11th, 2020. The inmate is identified as Jonathan Joepaul Parker, he had died of an apparent suicide.

The Michigan State Police were requested to do an independent investigation of the death, the investigation is ongoing and no other details can be released at this time.