LITTLE ROCK — An inmate at the state Department of Correction’s East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys died Thursday from an apparent suicide, the agency said.

Timothy Brady, 29, who was serving a 20-year sentence out of Sharp County for residential burglary, was found unresponsive at 7:39 a.m. by prison staff, the department said in a statement.

Correctional officers and medical staff initiated emergency treatment, but Brady was pronounced dead at 8:02 a.m.

The Arkansas State Police will investigate the death. The Department of Correction also will conduct an internal investigation, the agency said.