East Mississippi Correctional Facility inmate dies at local hospital

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RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – According to officials with Managing and Training Corporation (MTC), an inmate at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility died on January 16, 2021, at a local hospital.

Roger Green, 67, was admitted to the hospital on December 16, 2020. He was serving a life sentence for sexual battery and 15 years for unlawful touching of a child in Tippah County. Green was sentenced in 2009.

Officials said his cause and manner of death are pending. There was no foul play.

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