JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - An inmate was found dead in his one-man cell in Unit 29 at the MS State Penitentiary at Parchman this morning.
According to the Sunflower County Coroner the inmate has been identified as 26-year-old Joshua Norman. Norman was found hanging in his cell. Coroner Heather Burton said that no foul play is expected.
He was serving a sentence of five years in prison after being convicted of an armed robbery in Oktibbeha County.
The official cause and manner of death are pending autopsy results.