Pressure On Mississippi's Prisons

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Inmate found dead at south Mississippi prison

Mississippi prison officials say an inmate has died at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution in Leakesville.

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Gangs, guards and contraband inside state prisons

Besides, horrible living conditions, one former state inmate talks about other problems in the Mississippi prison system.

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Pressure on Prisons: Life in lockup

A former state inmate talked about his time in the Mississippi prison system.

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Pressure on Prisons: Web Extra

A few more details about Parchman prison.

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Pressure on Prisons: Parchman's Past and Present

“Pressure on Prisons” airs every Wednesday night for the next several weeks at 10:00 on WTVA 9 News.

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Timeline: 18 inmates dead since late-December

“Pressure on Prisons” will air every Wednesday night for the next several weeks at 6:00 on WTVA 9 News.

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