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An Oregon man accused of distributing drugs after a series of overdoses in Unalaska in 2019 has died in prison.

 

Federal inmate Chopper Ellingsworth was pronounced dead at the Anchorage Correctional Complex last week, according to a statement from the Alaska Department of Corrections. His death is the second death to take place in DOC custody this year.