Update: Inmate Found Dead In Clay County Identified


    WEST POINT, Miss. (WCBI) – A Clay County inmate found dead in his jail cell is identified.

    Coroner Alvin Carter says Dale O’Neal, 54, of West Point is the man that died.

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    Sheriff Eddie Scott says O’Neal was found in his cell, just after 7 AM on Friday, but declined to release any further details.

    The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation will handle the investigation.

    An autopsy will be performed early next week.