MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Inmate strangled at Oak Park Heights facility
OAK PARK HEIGHTS, Minn. -- The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating after an inmate was strangled in his prison cell at the state Correctional Facility in Oak Park Heights. The medical examiner has ruled the death of 30-year-old Shane Cooper a homicide. The state Public Safety Department says a surveillance camera caught another inmate entering Cooper's cell shortly before he was found dead. The 39-year-old man is the sole suspect in Cooper's death.