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FLORENCE, Ariz. -- The Department of Corrections said 25-year-old Marcelo Gonzales died after a confrontation with 24-year-old Jonathan Williams at a prison complex in Florence on Sunday.

The department said Williams told officers he acted in self-defense in the incident in an outdoor recreation area.

Gonzalez was serving time on Maricopa County convictions for burglary and escape.

Williams is serving time on a burglary conviction in Maricopa County.

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