Yesterday, Indiana State Police Detective Josh Maller initiated an investigation at the request of the Miami Correctional Facility into the death of inmate Leo Cullen, 43.

At approximately 10:04 a.m., correction officers found Cullen severely injured in the N Housing Unit Dayroom. Despite medical intervention by prison staff members, Cullen succumbed to his injuries. Investigators suspect foul play and are treating the death as a homicide. 

An autopsy will be conducted.

This is an active investigation. No more information will be released at this time.

Maller was assisted by ISP Sergeant Jason Page, ISP Sergeant Detective Josh Rozzi, Detective Mike Lorona Miami Correctional Facility Investigators, and Miami County Coroner’s office.