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Two state inmates missing at Parchman

David May (left), Dillion Williams

Two inmates disappeared from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

Posted: Jan 4, 2020 5:41 AM
Updated: Jan 5, 2020 6:26 AM

INDIANOLA, Miss. (WTVA) - Two inmates disappeared from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

According to the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC), the two inmates, 42-year-old David May and Dillion Williams, 27, were discovered missing during an emergency count at 1:45 a.m. Saturday.

May is serving life for two aggravated assault convictions in Harrison County. Williams is serving 40 years for residential burglary and aggravated assault in Marshall County.

Both men are black, have medium builds, brown eyes and black hair.

May is 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs 171 pounds and has a medium complexion. Williams is 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighs 175 pounds with a light-brown complexion.

Anyone with information about their whereabouts should contact MDOC at 662-745-6611 or the nearest law enforcement agency.

Updated Article - David May is in custody as of early Sunday morning

The prison at Parchman has been of high concern all week with the deaths of three inmates.

Walter Gates died Wednesday. He suffered multiple stab wounds during a riot.

Roosevelt Holliman was stabbed multiple times during a gang-related riot Thursday. He died from his injuries.

Denorris Howell got into a fight with his cellmate Friday morning. Sunflower County Coroner Heather Burton initially said both inmates were stabbed. However, she later confirmed Howell did not sustain any stab wounds but did sustain a neck injury. He was transported to the
prison's hospital where he died from his injuries.

The three deaths at Parchman are among five state-wide inmate deaths this week.

A fight at the Regional Correctional Facility in Chickasaw County on Thursday left Gregory Emary dead.

Terrandance Dobbins died during a major disturbance Sunday at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution in Greene County.

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