Mississippi State Penitentiary

2 inmates die after falling ill at Mississippi prisons

JACKSON, Miss. (WXXV) — An inmate housed at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman died at the Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville early Monday morning. Darryl J. Swanier, 58, was serving life sentences for two separate capital murder convictions…

Prison reform advocates demand action

The latest death of an inmate at the Mississippi State Penitentiary is raising more red flags about the safety of the state’s prisons. Several groups that are part of the Mississippi Prison Reform Coalition spoke out following the third inmate…