Javaughn Young, prison inmate, dies after beating
JESSUP, Md. (AP) - A prison inmate beaten while behind bars has died.
Maryland state police say 26-year-old Javaughn Young died shortly after noon Friday at Shock Trauma. He had been taken there from the Maryland Correctional Institution-Jessup after the assault Thursday night.
Young's body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for autopsy.
Authorities say Young was found lying in a walkway with a head injury.
Another inmate at the prison has been identified as a suspect. Police say charges against him are pending.