An inmate at the Maine State Prison in Warren died Monday, the Maine Department of Corrections said.

In a statement, Corrections Commissioner Joseph Fitzpatrick identified the inmate as Darrell Crosby, 59.

Fitzpatrick said Crosby was serving a split sentence of six years for unlawful sexual contact, with all but 18 months suspended, and eight years of probation. He began serving his sentence on Aug. 18, 2017.

Crosby died about 12:20 p.m. at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, according to Fitzpatrick. He did not provide any details about the circumstances of Crosby’s death, but the Department of Corrections notified Maine State Police and the Medical Examiner’s Office.

Crosby, who lived in Jefferson before he was sent to prison, was sentenced in Knox County Superior Court. Around the time of his sentencing, Crosby was receiving cancer treatment, according to a story published in June 2016 by the Bangor Daily News.

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