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Inmate dies of natural causes

Wednesday, April 24, 2002

CHARLESTON - The Southeast Correctional Center's first inmate death appears to have been a natural one.

According to a news advisory from the state prison, Samuel Crump, 54, died at 7:55 a.m. Friday at Missouri Delta Medical Center, apparently of natural causes following a lengthy illness.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death as mandated by Missouri Department of Corrections policy.

Crump was serving 15 years on St. Louis burglary charges.