PRENTISS CO., Miss. – (PRESS RELEASE)Saturday Morning around 11:15 am an Inmate in the Prentiss County Jail collapsed while talking on the telephone. He was immediately transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital Booneville where he was pronounced deceased. The inmate was identified as Marterious Jerrod Swinney,28, of Corinth. He was being held for Drug Court and had just been booked into the jail the previous day around 10am.The body was transported to Jackson by Coroner Greg Sparks for autopsy.
The autopsy is expected to be performed today (Monday). The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation was immediately notified of the incident.