The South Central Correctional Center at Licking is on West Highway 32.

A prisoner at the South Central Correctional Center died Thursday, June 20.

Officials said Charles Hoelzer, 79, was pronounced dead at 6:46 a.m. He was serving a 55-year sentence for first-degree robbery and armed criminal action from St. Charles County. He had been in prison since October 1998. 

An autopsy will be conducted, according to a press release. 

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