At least one inmate from the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman is presumed missing tonight, as officials with the Mississippi Department of Corrections are actively counting inmates at the prison in northern Sunflower County.
Recent violence at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman has hit close to home, both figuratively and literally, for Tracey Rosebud.
Parchman falls right into the Mississippi House District 30 Representative’s district, and the prison lies just seven miles from his home, he told The E-T on Friday.
Sunflower County Sheriff James Haywood described the situation at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman late Thursday as “contained” and “under control.”
This comes hours after the second inmate in as many days was killed as a result of what has been described by multiple officials as riots.
The Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman experienced what appears to be its second riot in two days Thursday, each one resulting the death of an inmate.
Sunflower County Coroner Heather Burton confirmed to The E-T this afternoon that an inmate lost his life during what she described as a gang-related fight.
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