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2 Mississippi inmates die in separate Jackson hospitals

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI)- Two inmates from different prisons have died in separate Jackson hospitals. Mississippi Department of Corrections says 66-year-old Charles Bates died Friday at Merit Health Central. 44-year-old Thaddeus Antwon Scales died Thursday night at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Bates was serving a 27-year sentence in Rankin County for child pornography and […]

47-year-old inmate convicted of manslaughter dies in Jackson

JACKSON, MISS. (WCBI) – An inmate convicted of manslaughter and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon dies in prison. Mississippi Department of Corrections says 47-year-old Krysta Lesherri Chewe died Sunday at Merit Health Central in Jackson. MDOC says Chewe had already been hospitalized there once this year. Chewe was sentenced in December of […]

Autopsies set after 2 central Mississippi inmates die

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Corrections says autopsies have been set for two inmates who died in custody in the last...

Inmate serving life for kidnapping and rape dies in Mississippi prison

Mississippi Department of Corrections said 64-year-old Charles E. Wilson died at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility Sunday night.

Inmate at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility dies in prison

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

Inmate dies at George County jail due to complications of COVID-19

GEORGE COUNTY, Miss. (WXXV) — Early Saturday morning, a Mississippi Department of Corrections inmate housed in the George County Regional Correctional Facility, died at...

Mississippi inmate dies after days in hospital; autopsy set

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An autopsy will be done on a Mississippi inmate who died after being hospitalized several days. The Mississippi Department of Corrections...

Mississippi Department of Corrections investigating inmate death

The Mississippi Department of Corrections says it is investigating the death of a 32-year-old inmate. Nathaniel Taylor was in the South Mississippi Correctional Institution in...

Authorities investigating inmate death at South Mississippi Correctional Institution in Leakesville

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Corrections says it is investigating the death of a 32-year-old inmate. Nathaniel Bryan Taylor was in the...

Ex-Louisiana warden confirmed as Mississippi prisons leader

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi senators have confirmed Burl Cain as the new commissioner of the state prison system. The 77-year-old...

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