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Visitation Canceled At Parchman Until Further Notice

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Visitation at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman has been canceled until further notice, corrections officials say.

 

The prison remains on lockdown following the stabbing death of Offender Kelvin Bowen, # R7284, on Tuesday, June 11, 2013.

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Correction officials believe Offender Roderick Roshund Lewis, #R9968, fatally attacked 35-year-old Bowen.

 

An investigation by the Corrections Investigation Division of the Mississippi Department of Corrections continues.

 

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