Inmate Dies After Fight in Privately Run Mississippi Prison

WOODVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — A fight between cellmates has cost the life of another Mississippi inmate, this time at the privately run Wilkinson County Correctional Facility in Woodville. 42-year-old David Young died Wednesday after being flown to a Jackson hospital for treatment. The other inmate is being treated at a hospital near the prison. Young was serving a life sentence for a murder conviction and two 20-year sentences for aggravated assault after being sentenced in Hinds County in December 1998.

 


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