State Correctional Institution at Greene Superintendent Louis S. Folino reported the death of an inmate at the facility on April 26.
Jon Yount, 74, was found unresponsive in his cell at approximately 6:20 a.m. Corrections officers and medical staff immediately provided emergency first aid. Yount later was pronounced dead.
Yount was serving a life sentence for first-degree murder in Clearfield County. He had been housed at SCI Greene since November 2004.
The Greene County coroner’s office and state police are conducting an investigation.
The inmate’s next of kin has been notified.