DeSoto County inmate dies in custody

DeSoto County inmate dies in custody

DESOTO COUNTY, MS (WMC) - A DeSoto County inmate died Thursday evening.

The inmate was in the medical area of the DeSoto County Detention Facility due to a preexisting condition. Investigators found him non-responsive and took him to the hospital.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking into the incident.

DeSoto County Sheriff's Office is not releasing the name of the inmate until his family has been notified.

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