George County inmate dies in custody

George County inmate dies in custody
Samuel Ronald Tidwell, 28, was transported to a local hospital in the early morning hours of March 28, where he later died. (Photo source: MDOC)

GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - An inmate died in custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections Wednesday.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating with the assistance of the George County Sheriff's Office and MDOC after an inmate at the George County Regional Correctional Facility died, according to the George Count Sheriff's Office press release.

Samuel Ronald Tidwell, 28, was transported to a local hospital in the early morning hours of March 28, where he later died.

Details of his death, including cause of death, have not been released and will be provided as it becomes available.