Inmate jailed on public drunk charge dies in Jackson County jail

Jackson County Sheriff and Mississippi Bureau of Investigation are looking into the Friday morning death of a Moss Point man at the Jackson County jail.

Sheriff Mike Ezell said 33-year-old Justin Holloman was arrested Wednesday on a public drunk charge and was taken to the Jackson County jail.

Friday morning about 9 a.m., Holloman was found unresponsive in his cell. The jail’s medical staff gave Holloman first aid until Acadian Ambulance arrived.

Holloman was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy is pending.

MBI is leading the investigation and will release any further information.

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