JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An inmate died Thursday, at a Missouri Department of Corrections facility.

Authorities say Michael L. Anderson, III, 28, of Columbia, was awaiting trial in Boone County on murder and weapons charges but had been sentenced for unrelated charges. Anderson was reportedly being treated for an illness at the South Central Corrections Center in Licking. Columbia Police claim Anderson shot E’quan Spain, 19, in September of 2019.

An autopsy to determine the cause of death has been requested.