TALLAHASSEE - Inmate Arthur Lacourse (DC# 034160; DOB: 2/25/48) died this morning at Martin Correctional Institution in Indiantown. The death is being investigated as a homicide and his cellmate is under investigation.
Correctional officers found Lacourse unresponsive in his cell at 2:35 am. Medical help was immediately summoned and Lacourse was pronounced dead in the prison infirmary at 3:05 am. His cellmate, Moses Wallace (DC# 771332; DOB: 11/19/69) is under investigation by the Department of Corrections and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. The State Attorney's Office will determine any charges against Wallace.
Until the homicide investigation is completed, DOC cannot disclose further details about this incident.