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.
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.