A 30-year-old man serving a life sentence for the 2004 killing of his girlfriend has died in a suburban Philadelphia prison.
Graterford prison spokeswoman Wendy Shaylor said Micah Stewart was found dead in his cell around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Prison guards found Stewart during rounds and administered first aid, said the prison. Stewart was pronounced dead about 45 minutes after the guards found him.
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The Montgomery County Coroner's Office would determine a cause of death.
Stewart was convicted in the killing of his 19-year-old girlfriend, Cortney Fry in Lancaster County. Prosecutors said Stewart pierced Fry's head with a screwdriver because he doubted he was the father of her child. Tests later showed that he was the father.