MARSHALL COUNTY, Miss. (WMC) - The death rate in Mississippi prisons has taken another hit after an inmate died in Marshall County prison Saturday night.
Investigators identified the prisoner as Jermaine Tyler, MDOC #163151.
He was found unresponsive in his housing unit around 8:15 p.m.
According to Coroner James Anderson, the body was reportedly “cold to the touch."
There were no initial signs of foul play.
Tyler’s body is being taken to Pearl, Mississippi for an autopsy.
This is an ongoing investigation.