FILE - In this April 18, 2013 file photo, John D. White, left, and his attorney Gordon Bloem listen to Sally Gay, Rebekah Gay's mother, read a statement in Isabella County Chief Circuit Judge Paul H. ... more 
FILE - In this April 18, 2013 file photo, John D. White, left, and his attorney Gordon Bloem listen to Sally Gay, Rebekah Gay's mother, read a statement in Isabella County Chief Circuit Judge Paul H. Chamberlain's courtroom in Mount Pleasant, Mich., during White's sentencing in the murder of Rebekah Gay. Officials at the Michigan Reformatory in Ionia found White about 4 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 suffering from self-inflicted asphyxiation. White, 54, had been a minister of the small Christ Community Fellowship church in Isabella County's Deerfield Township, about 120 miles northwest of Detroit. He was sentenced in April to 56 to 85 years in prison for the October 2012 beating and strangling of Rebekah Gay. Police say White confessed to killing Gay in her Broomfield Township home because he wanted to have sex with a dead body. (AP Photo/The Saginaw News-MLive.com, Jeff Schrier) ALL LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL TV INTERNET OUT less 
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