Terminally ill inmate dies at Parchman prison hospital

Terminally ill inmate dies at Parchman prison hospital
(Source: KLTV)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - An inmate serving 10 years for felony DUI died Saturday morning in the hospital at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

Richard Rimmer, 51, had been in prison since July 2019.

He was sentenced in Desoto County.

How Rimmer died is pending the results of an autopsy, Sunflower County Coroner Heather Burton said his death appears to be from a natural cause.

She cited that he was terminally ill.

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