Accused Cop Killer Found Dead in Prison Cell

Indiana State Police are investigating the Death of an Inmate at the Pendleton Correctional Facility.

Philip Lee was awaiting trial for the 2022 murder of 28-year-old Richmond Police Officer Seara Burton.

Lee was found unresponsive in his cell early Thursday morning by correctional staff.

Toxicology results and an autopsy are pending, although no foul play is suspected.