Staff Report

Kevin Atwood, 25, was taken off life support and died Sunday after he was found unresponsive in his cell Thursday.

Vermont State Police are investigating the incident at the Northwest State Correctional Facility involving Atwood, an inmate who had received life threatening injuries while in his cell.

Correctional officers found Atwood unresponsive around 5 p.m. Thursday and administered CPR until emergency services arrived.

Atwood was the only inmate in the cell at the time he was found and transported to the University of Vermont Medical Center, police said.