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Man serving life sentence dies at Mississippi prison

A man serving a life sentence at Mississippi's only maximum security prison for men has died.

Posted: Oct. 14, 2017 3:03 PM
Updated: Oct. 14, 2017 3:03 PM

PARCHMAN, Miss. (AP) - A man serving a life sentence at Mississippi's only maximum security prison for men has died.

The state Department of Corrections says 77-year-old Louis Young died Tuesday at the hospital at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman.

WLBT-TV reports Young's cause of death is pending an autopsy.

Young, whose criminal history dates back to 1958, was serving time for multiple rapes and armed robbery.

Information from: WLBT-TV, http://www.wlbt.com

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