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A Utah State Prison inmate has died as a result of injuries sustained in an assault, corrections officials said Tuesday.

Jeffrey Ray Vigil, 24, was assaulted by another inmate in a common area of the Draper prison's Oquirrh I housing unit at about 6 p.m. Monday, the Utah Department of Corrections said in a news release.

He was treated by prison medical personnel before being transferred by ambulance to an area hospital. He died Tuesday morning about 7:30 a.m.

The Unified Police Department is investigating the assault.

The name of the second inmate involved in the assault was not immediately released.

Vigil had been incarcerated since June 2015 on a parole violation.

State court records show Vigil has a criminal history that includes convictions for theft, possession of a forgery device, failure to stop at the command of police and drug possession.

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