A Long Beach inmate at the Nassau County Correctional Center was killed Saturday morning after getting into a fight with another prisoner, according to Nassau Police.
The inmate has been idetified as Antwan Brown, 26. According to Nassau Police, Brown, became involved in a physical confrontation with a fellow inmate before 7 a.m. Saturday. He suffered several contusions and was pronounced dead by hospital staff shortly after.
The other prisoner is currently in custody. Homicide detectives are still investigating the incident.
According to a previous police report, Brown was arrested on attempted robbery and assault charges in West Hempstead on Nov. 25, 2010.