Timeline of inmate deaths at Mississippi prisons 2019-2020

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Prisons across Mississippi remain on lockdown as the Mississippi Department of Corrections investigates the recent deaths of inmates.

Below is a timeline of the reported deaths:

  • December 29, 2019: One inmate killed at South Mississippi Correctional Institution. Inmate has been identified as Terrandance Dobbins.
  • January 1, 2020: One inmate killed at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Inmate has been identified as Walter Earl Gates.
  • January 2, 2020: One inmate killed at Chickasaw County Regional Correctional Facility. Inmate has been identified as Gregory Emary.
  • January 2, 2020: One inmate killed at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Inmate has been identified as Roosevelt Holliman
  • January 3, 2020: One inmate killed at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Inmate has been identified as Denorris Howell.
  • January 8, 2020: Parchman inmate died at Merit Health Clarksdale. Inmate has been identified as A.D. Mills.
  • January 18, 2020: One inmate found dead at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Inmate identified as Gabriel Carmen.
  • January 20, 2020: Two inmates killed at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Inmates identified as Timothy Hudspeth and James Talley.
  • January 22, 2020: Inmate found dead at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Inmate has been identified as Thomas Lee.
  • January 25, 2020: Inmate found dead at Marshall County Correctional Facility. Inmate has been identified as Jermaine Tyler.
  • January 26, 2020: Inmate found dead at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Inmate has been identified as Joshua Norman.
  • January 28, 2020: Inmate collapsed and died at Kemper-Neshoba Regional Correctional Facility. Inmate has been identified as Limarion Reaves.
  • January 30, 2020: Inmate died at Marshall County Correctional Facility. Inmate has been identified as Nora Ducksworth.
  • February 2, 2020: Inmate found dead at Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. Inmate has been identified as Jesus Garcia.
  • February 10, 2020: Inmate died at the hospital at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Inmate has been identified as James Allen Brown.
  • February 11, 2020: Walthall County Jail inmate died at Walthall County Regional Hospital. Inmate has been identified as Bobby Michael James.
  • February 15, 2020: Central Mississippi Correctional Facility inmate died at Merit Health Central Hospital in Jackson. Inmate has been identified as Bobby Lewis Vance.
  • February 16, 2020: Inmate found dead at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility. Inmate has been identified as David Lee May.
  • February 26, 2020: Central Mississippi Correctional Facility inmate died at local hospital. Inmate has been identified as Omar Beard.
  • February 28, 2020: Two inmates died at the hospital at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Inmates have been identified as Timothy Sharpe and Paul Joseph Capps.
  • March 2, 2020: Central Mississippi Correctional Facility inmate died at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Inmate has been identified as Patricia Wilhite.
  • March 3, 2020: Central Mississippi Correctional Facility inmate died at Merit Health Hospital in Jackson. Inmate has been identified as Grayland Cox.
  • March 4, 2020: Inmate died at the hospital in the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Inmate has been identified as Lee R. Clemmer Jr.
  • March 7, 2020: Inmate died at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Inmate has been identified as Willie C. Booker.
  • March 9, 2020: Inmate died at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility. Inmate has been identified as David W. Parvin.
  • March 12, 2020: Inmate died at Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Inmate has been identified as Michael Robertson.
  • March 19, 2020: Inmate died at hospital at Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman. Inmate has been identified as Lamar Kitchens.
  • March 21, 2020: Inmate died at South Mississippi Correctional Facility. Inmate has been identified as Troy Michael Daughtery.
  • March 30, 2020: Inmate died at South Mississippi Correctional Facility. Inmate has been identified as Joseph Phillip Knowles.
  • April 1, 2020: Inmate died at Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. Inmate has been identified as David Young.
  • April 5, 2020: Inmate at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility died at a Jackson hospital. Inmate has been identified as Mary Jewell.
  • April 12, 2020: Inmate at Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman died at Greenville hospital. Inmate has been identified as Earl Dycus.

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