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Coroner determines cause of death for LCP inmate

By Katie Shank, Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published On: Aug 01 2013 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Aug 02 2013 04:52:04 PM CDT

The coroner is weighing in on the death of an inmate at Lehigh County Prison in Allentown.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

The coroner is weighing in on the death of an inmate at Lehigh County Prison in Allentown.

Alphie Herrera died in February following a struggle with prison officials, officials said.

Herrara, 39, suffered an apparent seizure while being physically restrained, but the manner of death is undetermined, said the coroner, whose part of the investigation is closed.

Prison officials have not returned 69 News' calls for comment.