|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 14, 2008
State Troopers were dispatched to the facility to initiate the criminal investigation into this incident.
Prior to the arrival of the State Police one of the two inmates involved in the physical altercation was transported from the correctional facility via ambulance to St. Francis Hospital in Hartford for treatment of serious injuries. The seriously injured inmate is identified as Kevin Cales, DOB 07/16/73, and at approximately 10:30 p.m. he was pronounced dead at St Francis Hospital.
State Police Detectives from the Central District Major Crime Squad responded to the scene and are conducting the criminal investigation into this incident.