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Inmate's death in Tucson being investigated as homicide

Joseph S. Zawacki (Source: Arizona Department of Corrections) Joseph S. Zawacki (Source: Arizona Department of Corrections)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

An inmate at a state prison facility in Tucson died Tuesday, Sept. 5, and officials said it is being investigated as a homicide.

According to the Arizona Department of Corrections, Joseph S. Zawacki was found dead on a recreation field.

The 46-year-old Zawacki was serving a 13-year sentence for forgery and armed robbery out of Maricopa County.

Zawacki's criminal record includes charges of theft, marijuana possession and identity theft.

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