Inmate found dead at Wilkinson County Correctional Facility

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Updated: Feb. 2, 2020 at 3:56 PM CST
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WOODVILLE, Miss. (WMC) - Saturday, officers at the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility found an inmate unresponsive in his cell.

Medical staff were called and began life-saving measures but were unsuccessful.

The inmate was identified as 39-year-old Jesus Garcia, MDOC #118130. He was pronounced dead at 12:52 p.m.

The cause and manner of death are under investigation.

Officials say there were no obvious signs of assault.

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