The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has identified the inmate who was assaulted by another inmate in a recreation area at the Mansfield Correctional Institution.
33-year-old Michael Dodgens of Columbus was assaulted on August 24 and died the next day. Dodgens was serving a 15-year sentence for a 2007 rape conviction in Licking County. The Ohio Highway Patrol says he was attacked by another inmate armed with a "personal weapon." No one has been charged, and no suspects have been publicly identified.