Police: Inmate was found unconscious in his cell at MCCF

LEWISTOWN – The Lewistown Police Department and the Mifflin County Correctional Facility are investigating the circumstances regarding injuries sustained by an inmate lodged in the jail.

At 12:45 p.m. on Aug. 16, Benjamin Nealman was found unconscious in a cell, police said.

Corrections officers performed CPR on Nealman, who is a Juniata County inmate, police said.

Nealman was then transported to the Lewistown Hospital by Fame EMS and was subsequently transferred via helicopter to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing, police said.