LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Louisville Metro Police’s Public Integrity Unit is investigating a death after a high profile inmate was found dead Saturday afternoon.
Corrections officials say Dr. Mahmoud Hindi was found hanging in his cell with a bed sheet just before 4 p.m.
Hindi was noticed by officials praying in his cell before the incident happened.
He was transported to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead around 4:45 p.m.
Hindi was awaiting trial in the death of two men in a shooting at the Springdale Community Center during a homeowner’s association meeting in September 2012.