Inmate serving 15-year sentence dies at Jackson hospital

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – An inmate at East Mississippi Correctional Facility dies at a Jackson hospital over the weekend.

Mississippi Department of Corrections said 51-year-old Otis C. Taylor died at St. Dominic Hospital Friday.

Taylor was being treated at the hospital for an unknown illness.

No foul play is suspected.

An autopsy will determine the official cause of death.

Taylor was serving a 15-year sentence for armed robbery in Scott County and robbery in Rankin County.

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