Fight at Mississippi State Penitentiary Leaves One Dead and Several Others Injured

A fight at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman has left one person dead and several others injured, WTVA-TV reports.

The coroner says that the fight, which broke out late Tuesday night, happened in Unit 29  and spread to other buildings within the unit.

The deceased inmate died due to multiple stab wounds, believed to have been the result of someone using a shank. Their identity will not be revealed until their family is notified.

It is unclear exactly how many people were injured.

Source: Fight at Parchman left one inmate dead, others hurt

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