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Inmate found dead in cell at Walnut Grove Correctional


WALNUT GROVE, Mississippi — A 44-year-old inmate has been found dead inside his cell at the Walnut Grove Correctional Facility.

Leake County Coroner Earl Adams tells WAPT-TV ( ) the man had a history of hypertension and high cholesterol. Further details regarding his death were not released.

Neither the inmate's name nor details on why he was being held were released Thursday.

Information from: WAPT-TV,

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