Mississippi News

14 inmates have died in Mississippi prisons this month

A 14th Mississippi inmate died this month while under the watch of the MDOC, according to the MDOC website.

Curtis Hughes, 45, was pronounced dead at 8:53 p.m. on Aug. 28 at the Mississippi State Penitentiary Hospital at Parchman.

The cause of most of these deaths are pending autopsy results.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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