Assault Prompts Lockdown at Parchman; Weekend Visitation Canceled

August 8, 2015 in News, The Buzz

The Mississippi Link Newswire JACKSON –   The Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman remains on lockdown until further notice as an investigation into an assault on a senior officer continues. […]

Parchman remains on lockdown after inmate murdered

June 18, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

The Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman remains on lockdown following a homicide and an altercation between inmates.  

Kelvin Bowen was killed on Tuesday, June 11, and a disturbance occurred Wednesday, June 12, in separate locations in Unit 29.  

Eleven inmates and five staff members were injured during the disturbance. Two inmates remain hospitalized.  

Visitation has been canceled until further notice.