Inmate at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility dies in prison

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – An inmate from the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility died in the prison Wednesday morning.

Mississippi Department of Corrections said 50-year-old Scott William Deters most likely died from natural causes.

Deters was sentenced in 2019 to a total of 11 years for two convictions in different counties.

He received seven years for possession of a controlled substance in Stone County and four years for prescription forgery in Harrison County.

An autopsy will determine the official cause of death.

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