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Forrest County inmate dies in custody

Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem identified the inmate at 39-year-old Jennifer Regina Clark. (Photo source: Forrest County Jail) Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem identified the inmate at 39-year-old Jennifer Regina Clark. (Photo source: Forrest County Jail)
FORREST COUNTY (WDAM) -

An inmate was found dead in the Forrest County Jail on Monday morning. 

Forrest County Investigator John Tryner said a guard was doing a routine check around 5 a.m. when the inmate was found dead in a cell. Forrest County Deputy Coroner Lisa Klem identified the inmate at 39-year-old Jennifer Regina Clark.

Tryner said camera's indicated that Clark was alone prior to being found, and the department does not suspect any foul play.

The body has been sent to Jackson for an autopsy, and investigators processed the scene this morning.

Clark was booked on a misdemeanor charges, according to Tryner. 

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