Escaped inmate found dead in jail cell
An escaped Rankin County inmate was discovered dead in his jail cell one day after being found in a Wal-Mart parking lot in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Officials with the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) said 27-year-old Bryan Owens was found hanging from his cell late Tuesday afternoon.
MDOC Spokesperson Tara Booth said officers were serving dinner when they found Owens hanging from a sheet in his cell.
Owens was housed alone, Booth said, and he was pronounced dead at 5:09 p.m.
Owens escaped on Sunday, March 24. […]