Inmate at Mississippi prison found dead from apparent hanging

The man’s name has not been released.

Inmate at Mississippi prison found dead from apparent hanging

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WLBT) - An inmate at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility was found hanging in his cell Thursday evening.

According to WTOK in Meridian, Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler said the 38-year-old was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead at 7:45 p.m.

The man’s name has not been released and the death is still under investigation.

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