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.

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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.