Yazoo County inmate found dead in cell Monday morning


YAZOO COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Yazoo County Sheriff Jake Sheriff said a county inmate was found dead in his cell Monday morning.

The incident happened at the Yazoo County Regional Jail off of Highway 3. The inmate’s body was taken to the State Crime Lab for an autopsy.

The sheriff said the inmate’s name will not be released until the next of kin has been notified.

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