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GBI investigates inmate stabbing death

An investigation is underway into the stabbing death of an inmate at Valdosta State Prison.

32-year old Estaban Pineda was involved in a fight with a group of inmates Wednesday.

He was stabbed several times on the left side of his body.

He was taken to a Valdosta hospital where he died.

Pineda was convicted in Gwinnett County in 2007 of aggravated sodomy, rape, hijacking a motor vehicle, kidnapping, and several drug charges. GBI agents are investigating his death.

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