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At least 5 inmates killed as prison riots continue

At least 5 inmates in Mississippi prisons have died as a result of ongoing riots.

The MDOC is experiencing large scale rioting, with fires, fights, attacks and more.

This is part of an ogoing crisis at Mississippi jails.

Deaths have been reported at the South Mississippi Correctional Facility, Central Mississippi, Parchman and Chickasaw County.

Injuries have been reported at other facilities.

The worst has been ongoing at Parchman, where multiple deaths and fires have been reported.

The most recent reported killing was 36-year-old Dennoris Howell who was stabbed to death at Parchman on Friday.

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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