Jul 29, 2014

Long Beach Inmate Killed in Fight at County Jail

Antwan Brown was fatally wounded in an early morning brawl.

Long Beach Inmate Killed in Fight at County Jail

A Long Beach inmate at the Nassau County Correctional Center was killed Saturday morning after getting into a fight with another prisoner, according to Nassau Police.

The inmate has been idetified as Antwan Brown, 26. According to Nassau Police, Brown, became involved in a physical confrontation with a fellow inmate before 7 a.m. Saturday. He suffered several contusions and was pronounced dead by hospital staff shortly after.

The other prisoner is currently in custody. Homicide detectives are still investigating the incident.

According to a previous police report, Brown was arrested on attempted robbery and assault charges in West Hempstead on Nov. 25, 2010.

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