JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida prison inmate serving a life sentence for his role in a 2011 Jacksonville murder was killed in his cell.
The Florida Department of Corrections said 35-year-old Craig Eugene Roback died on Thursday after an altercation with his cellmate at the Columbia County Correctional Institution.
Roback, two other men and a woman were arrested in 2011 in connection with the beating death of 47-year-old hotel employee Vasudevbhai "Victor" Barot in Jacksonville.
The Florida Times-Union (http://bit.ly/1N7OM6z ) reports that prosecutors argued Roback recruited the others to rob Barot, who they thought had large sums of money in a safe.
An autopsy is being conducted by the Jacksonville medical examiner.
Information from: The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union, http://www.jacksonville.com
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