Inmate dies following attack at Lee Correctional

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (WIS) – A Lee Correctional inmate has died after being assaulted on Wednesday afternoon in his cell.

Authorities identified the inmate as Travis Antwan Lee. The 28-year-old Lee died at a local hospital after being attacked by several inmates, according to officials with the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

Lee was serving an 18-year sentence for attempted murder, kidnapping, and criminal conspiracy.

SCDC Police Services and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are currently investigating the incident.