Sunflower County Coroner confirms inmate death at Parchman prison


PARCHMAN, Miss. (Associated Press)- Another inmate has died at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman over the weekend.

Sunflower County Coroner Heather Burton said Gabriel Carmen was found hanging Saturday night by officers.

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The officers report the inmate was irate and throwing feces earlier in the day.

Carmen was last seen during a Saturday evening security check.

Between December 29 and January 3, five inmates were killed and several others were injured due to violence inside the prisons.