FCI Oakdale I inmate found unresponsive, pronounced dead at scene

An inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution Oakdale I was found dead early Tuesday morning.
An inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution Oakdale I was found dead early Tuesday morning.(MGN ONLINE)
Published: Sep. 13, 2022 at 4:16 PM CDT
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Oakdale, LA (KPLC) - An inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution Oakdale I was found unresponsive early Tuesday morning.

Life-saving measures were attempted by responding staff, according to a news release from the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Marvin Palencia, 47, was pronounced dead by EMS personnel at the scene, according to the news release.

No staff or other inmates were in danger, according to the news release.

Palencia was serving a 31 year sentence for first-degree murder, among other charges. He was in custody at FCI Oakdale I since January 9, 2020.