JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The state of Mississippi identified the inmate who died Wednesday at the state penitentiary at Parchman.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) said 45-year-old Lee Clemmer Jr. died in the prison’s hospital.
MDOC does not suspect foul play and an autopsy is pending.
He was in the inpatient department and had been receiving treatment for a terminal illness, WLBT-TV in Jackson reported.
He was serving eight years for drug convictions in Prentiss County.