This morning the North Carolina Department of Corrections confirmed an inmate death at the local Alexander Correctional Institute. Last Thursday 37 year old Antonio Byrd died at the local prison. Byrd was serving a life sentence for a murder committed in Alamance County. According to public information director Keith Acree foul play is not suspected in Byrd’s death. An Autopsy has been performed but the results are pending. Acree would not confirm whether Byrd was found in his cell but did say at this point there is no investigation being conducted and the department is awaiting the results of the autopsy.