Inmate at women’s prison dies in custody

EAGLE RIVER, Alaska (KTUU) – A ninth inmate has died in Department of Corrections custody this year.

According to a press release issued by the department, 35-year-old Natashia Minock died at 2:35 a.m. Wednesday at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center — just hours after she was imprisoned.

“Minock had been in DOC custody since 08/22/2022,” the release said. “She was an unsentenced inmate charged with Assault-Recklessly Cause Injury.”

No foul play is suspected, according to the release.

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