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SLED investigating homicide at Lieber Correctional Institute

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DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

South Carolina Department of Corrections officials say SLED is investigating following the homicide of an inmate at the Lieber Correctional Institute. 

Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet said 33-year-old Dasuan Brown died of a stab wound to the chest and died on July 16. Nisbet ruled the death as a homicide. 

SCDC officials say Brown was incarcerated at Lieber for a carjacking.   

Officials say the prison was on lockdown following the stabbing. 

According to SLED officials, their agency was requested by the SC Department of Corrections to investigate a death at the center and whether any criminal activity was involved that resulted in the death. 

"We are conducting an active investigation into this incident," said Thom Berry with SLED.

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