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A cold front will work through the area tonight reinforcing the nice weather we've had lately. Dry northwest flow aloft will continue keeping the area dry for most of the week. Cool at night and mild to warm days are expected. The next upper system will reach the area next weekend.
New information released on death of Stiles Unit offender
A 49-year-old Texas Department of Criminal Justice offender was found on the floor of his Stiles Unit Cell in Beaumont at 12:27 p.m. Wednesday, according to the TDCJ.
KFDM News learned that Anthony Lewis had what appeared to be a self-inflicted laceration to the right side of his neck.
Medical personnel were immediately notified and he was taken to the unit infirmary where he was pronounced dead at 12:40 p.m.
Lewis began serving a 60 year sentence in TDCJ on October 8, 2013 for Murder and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon in Rockwall County.
The incident is still under investigation by the Office of Inspector General.