Convicted rapist fatally beaten in Washington state prison

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A 70-year-old man convicted of multiple child sex offenses died Friday in a Washington state prison after he was beaten by multiple inmates. The Daily News reported that Robert Munger was serving his 43-year prison sentence at Airway Heights Corrections Center in Spokane County when he was attacked. Department of Corrections spokesperson Janelle Guthrie said he died at a medical facility in the area. Guthrie declined to comment further. The case is under investigation. Guthrie says an autopsy was requested and a critical incident review of his death is underway. No further information was provided.