RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - An inmate housed at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County has been pronounced dead at a local hospital.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections released a statement Saturday saying Robert Bond Jr., 51, was taken to Merit Health Rankin from the prison clinic Friday night.
He received CPR before his arrival at the hospital.
His cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy.
The coroner suspects no foul play in his death.
Bond was convicted of possession of a controlled substance in Harrison County.
He was sentenced to three years in prison on May 7, 2020.