Umatilla Prison Inmate Dies

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An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) inmate died unexpectedly early Saturday morning at Two Rivers Correctional Institution (TRCI) in Umatilla.

Richard Bradbury
Richard Bradbury

As with all unanticipated deaths of state prison inmates, the Oregon State Police Criminal Investigation Division is conducting an investigation.

At approximately 3:38 a.m. on Saturday, July 15, 2017, Richard Bradbury, 61, was found unresponsive in his cell. Medical staff immediately began life-saving efforts to no avail. He was pronounced deceased at 4:16 a.m.

Bradbury entered DOC custody on March 15, 1994, on one count of aggravated murder and one count of arson in the first degree out of Marion County. He was serving a life sentence.

TRCI is a multi-custody prison in Umatilla that houses approximately 1,800 male inmates.