Prisoner charged with murder after death of cellmate

FREELAND, Mich. (WLNS)- A man who allegedly killed his cellmate back in January has been charged with murder

24-year-old Timothy R. Dickerson faces open murder charges after the death of 23-year-old Jason Turnbull, according to The Saginaw News. He was charged Monday and his video arraignment has been assigned.

On Jan. 13 prison staff responded to assault in a cell to find Turnbull unresponsive. Dickerson was transferred to another prison after Turnbulls death.

At the time of the assault, Dickerson was serving time for a unarmed robbery and Turnbull a minimum of 10 years for criminal sexual conduct convictions.

Dickerson does not have a lawyer as of now.

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