|Fight at Parchman leaves one inmate dead, others hurt|
SUNFLOWER COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - A fight at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman left one inmate dead and injured several other inmates, reports WTVA.
According to Sunflower County Coroner Heather Burton, the fight among inmates happened in Unit 29 around 9 p.m. Tuesday and spread to other buildings within the unit.
A prison official called Burton to the prison before 1 a.m. Wednesday about the dead inmate.
Burton said the inmate who died suffered multiple stab wounds, possibly from a shank.
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