Inmate dies at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman


SUNFLOWER COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Department of Corrections said an inmate, who was serving life in prison for murder, died Monday afternoon at the hospital at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

According to MDOC, no foul play is suspected in the inmate’s death. The inmate has been identified as 54-year-old James Allen Brown. He was serving life for murder/homicide, plus 25 years for residential burglary, in Scott County. Brown was sentenced in 1993.

No foul play is suspected in Brown’s death, according to the Sunflower County coroner. The official cause and the manner are pending an autopsy.

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