MACHIASPORT, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Department of Corrections has confirmed the death of a prisoner at Downeast Correctional Facility in Machiasport.

Officials tell us 32-year old Phillip Kay died just after 3 o'clock Friday afternoon. Kay was 4 years and 7 months into a 12-year split sentence for elevated aggravated assault.

As is policy in these situations, the Medical Examiner's office is reviewing the death.

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