Authorities: Inmate death at Lieber Correctional being investigated as a homicide

VIDEO: Authorities: Inmate killed at Lieber Correctional in suspected attack by cellmate

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Authorities say an inmate’s death at Lieber Correctional Institution Friday morning is being investigated as a homicide.

Officials with the South Carolina Department of Corrections identified the inmate as Matthew Williams.

According to authorities, Williams was found dead in his cell.

“SCDC Police Services is investigating and charges are expected to be filed,” department of corrections officials said in a statement.

According to authorities, the inmate was found unresponsive in his cell after what officers believe was an attack by his roommate.

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