A prisoner who died at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman has been identified as a man convicted of statutory rape in Lowndes County more than 10 years ago.
A Starkville man serving an armed robbery sentence became the latest inmate to die in a Mississippi Department of Corrections facility.
A Lowndes County Adult Detention Center inmate died in an apparent suicide Monday morning in his cell.
The family of an inmate at the Clay County Jail who was murdered by his cellmate has filed public records requests for documents related to their loved one’s death.
An inmate in the Clay County Jail has been arrested for allegedly killing another.
Mississippi Bureau of Investigation agents are looking into two inmate deaths in Golden Triangle jails last week.
A Muslim inmate who filed a legal challenge because Alabama wouldn’t let his Islamic spiritual adviser be present in the execution chamber was put to death Thursday after the nation’s highest court cleared the way.
Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the death of an inmate at Lowndes County Adult Detention Center.
Sixteen inmates died in the Mississippi prison system in August.
A 14th inmate this month has died in the Mississippi prison system.