LEBANON, OHIO: The State Highway Patrol reports an inmate beaten to death at a state prison in Southwest Ohio was struck multiple times in the head with a concrete block.

A patrol report says 26-year-old Luther Wade was beaten Tuesday afternoon at Lebanon Correctional Institution just outside the city of Lebanon. The Warren County Coronerís Officer says Wade was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The report says another inmate is considered a ďperson of interestĒ in the Springfield manís slaying. No charges were immediately filed and the other inmate wasnít immediately identified.

Warren County coronerís investigator Doyle Burke says Wadeís death resulted from multiple blunt force trauma.

Prison records show Wade was serving 10 years on an aggravated burglary conviction.

Reports didnít indicate a motive in the slaying.