SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – An inmate died early Thursday morning at Tyger River Correctional Institution in Spartanburg County.
According to the Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office, 60-year-old Peter Fred Hernandez died at the facility around 6:30 a.m.
An autopsy and toxicology analysis are scheduled for Friday.
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and coroner’s office are investigating the death.
Hernandez was serving a life sentence for kidnapping and armed robbery in Spartanburg County in 1990.