1 inmate killed in southwestern Miss. prison fights

April 23, 2013 in Top Stories

A prison official says that one inmate has died and several were injured in fights at a prison in southwestern Mississippi that resulted in the facility being put on lockdown.

Wilkinson County Correctional facility spokeswoman Angela Smith says one inmate died after fights broke out Saturday morning at the Woodville prison. Smith says that there were multiple fights starting around 10 a.m. The fights were quelled by around noon.

Nine inmates were taken to area hospitals for injuries. The prison was put on lockdown for at least several hours. Smith says the public was never at risk.

2 injured, HPD K9 killed in wreck

June 25, 2012 in News, Statewide News

News Briefs From Across The State By Monica Land Accident under investigation Two people were injured including a Hattiesburg Police Department officer when an 18-wheeler flipped Wednesday night on Interstate […]