Kansas Department of Corrections and KBI investigating death of inmate in the Lansing Correctional Facility

Lansing, KANSAS – According to the state officials, his name is Lawrence Brown Jr. and he was transported to St. John’s Hospital in Leavenworth on Friday.

Officials say the 32-year-old inmate was pronounced deceased by hospital staff.

The Kansas Department of Corrections and Kansas Bureau of Investigation are investigating this unfortunate incident. 

Authorities are waiting for a cause of death from an autopsy.

Lawrence Brown Jr. was serving a 122-month sentence for a charge out of Sedgwick County involving the battery of a corrections officer or employee.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.