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Inmate dies at Malvern prison; suicide cause

Arkansas Department of Corrections

MALVERN — On Wednesday, August 24, 2022, staff at the Ouachita River Regional Unit observed inmate Jason Bramlett #133066 hanging in a locked single-man cell. Inmate Bramlett was taken to the infirmary and pronounced dead at 9:58 a.m.

The Arkansas State Police was notified and is conducting an investigation into the death. The Department of Corrections will be conducting an internal investigation into the death.

Bramlett was a 42-year-old white male serving a 55-year sentence out of Van Buren County for first-degree murder.