South Mississippi Correctional Institution

Inmate at South Mississippi Correctional Institution dies

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - An inmate from South Mississippi Correctional Institution has died. The state Department of Corrections says 61-year-old Timothy W. Walters was pronounced dead Tuesday at Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg. He was serving a life sentence after pleading guilty…

Convicted killer escaped from Mississippi prison

Authorities say a convicted killer has escaped from prison in Mississippi. The state Department of Corrections says in a news release that 47-year-old Michael F. Wilson was found to be missing Thursday afternoon from South Mississippi Correctional Institution. The prison…

Inmate Death Treated as Homicide

The death of an inmate in Green County is being treated as a homicide. Inmate Howard Payton died in the South Mississippi Correctional Institution around 8 p.m. last night. Payton was in prison for kidnapping and three counts of rape…