State inmate serving life dies in hospital

State inmate serving life dies in hospital
Dale Wayne Grayson, 70, South Mississippi Correctional Institution (Source: MDOC)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - A South Mississippi Correctional Institution inmate serving life for sexual battery has died at an off-site hospital.

Dale Wayne Grayson, 70, was pronounced dead Wednesday evening at Promise Hospital in Vicksburg. The official cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy.

Grayson, MDOC #175941, was sentenced May 24, 2012, in Jones County. In addition to two counts of sexual battery, he also pleaded guilty to three counts of child exploitation.

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