An inmate at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna died Sept. 18 at 1:52 a.m. following an illness.
Mu'min A. Rahim, 75, of Wilmington, was serving a life sentence for second-degree murder. His sentence effective date was May 10, 1975.
Rahim's body has been turned over to the State Medical Examiner's Office, as is standard procedure.
No foul play is suspected.