Man Found Dead in Prison Cell

Thomas Eugene White was sent to prison for brutally murdering his mother, stepfather, and half-brother. Investigators say White committed suicide in Prison.

White stabbed and killed his mother Diane Urbanik, stepfather Tony, and their younger son Anthony in their Meridian Township home in August of 2004.

Guards found White in his cell last Tuesday, in need of medical attention. He died early Monday morning.

White was sentenced to life for the murders of his family members. He was being kept in the maximum security level, because of repeated rules violations, including assaulting prison staff members.