State inmate collapses, dies while talking to relative on phone at Kemper-Neshoba Regional Facility

State inmate collapses, dies while talking to relative on phone at Kemper-Neshoba Regional Facility
Limarion Reaves. (Source: MDOC)

DEKALB, Miss. (WLBT) - A state inmate collapsed and died at the Kemper-Neshoba Regional Correctional Facility in DeKalb.

Limarion Reaves, 28, was talking to a relative on a facility phone when he became sick shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday.

CPR and AED shocks were administered by medical staff until an ambulance arrived, according to Warden Johnny Crockett.

The cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy.

Reaves, MDOC #223305, was sentenced to three years in prison on May 16, 2019, for aggravated assault in Leflore County.

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