Hinds County inmate found dead in jail cell


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A Hinds County inmate was found dead Friday morning in his cell, according to the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department.

Officials said the 41-year-old inmate died at the Raymond Detention Center. His name has not been released at this time.

We’re told that he received his medication around 5 a.m. and received food around 5:44 a.m.

Authorities found him unresponsive during a routine check around 7:30 a.m.

We’re told foul play is not suspected.

The investigation is ongoing.

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