Ukrainian coach found dead in jail

Updated: February 10, 2012, 7:47 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- A Ukrainian hockey coach was found dead of a suspected suicide while in custody in Philadelphia on child-molestation charges, a U.S. prison official said.

Ivan Pravilov, 49, was found unresponsive in his cell at 3 a.m. Friday, according to spokesman Darrin Howard of the Federal Detention Center in Philadelphia.

A preliminary FBI investigation suggested the death was a suicide, Howard said. An autopsy is pending.

Pravilov was a mentor to several NHL and U.S. college ...

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