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Inmate Found Dead at the Ouachita River Correctional Unit in Malvern

MALVERN, Ark. (KFTA) -- An inmate death at the Ouachita River Correctional Unit Saturday is being investigated.

36-year-old Antonio Rauls was found unresponsive in his cell, then taken to the infirmary, where emergency medical treatment was administered. 

Rauls was found just after 6:00 p.m. by staff at the unit.

He was pronounced dead at 6:26 p.m.

Arkansas State Police investigators were notified and responded to begin the investigation into the cause of Raul's death.

The Department of Correction will be conducting an internal investigation in to the death.

Rauls had been serving a sentence on drug charges out of Cleveland County since 2007.


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