Northumberland County coroner: Inmate, 72, died of natural causes
COAL TOWNSHIP - A 72-year-old inmate at SCI-Coal Township died early Friday morning of natural causes in the prison infirmary.
Robert Sedlock of Yeadon in Delaware County was pronounced dead at 2:50 a.m. by Northumberland County Coroner James F. Kelley, who said the inmate had a pre-existing medical condition.
Kelley said Sedlock's family has been notified about his death.
Sedlock was committed to state prison in May 1999 from Delaware County on a charge of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and was serving a sentence of 12 1/2 to 30 years. He had been incarcerated at SCI-Coal Township since 2008.
The coroner and state police at Stonington investigated the death. Northumberland County District Attorney Tony Rosini was given an assessment of the incident by Kelley.
Following the investigation, Sedlock's body was transported by Kelley from the prison to the morgue at Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital to await release.