Authorities are investigating an apparent
suicide at Mississippi's maximum security prison.
29-year-old Tacoma Elmore was found hanging in his cell at Unit
32 at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman and was later
pronounced dead today (Sunday) at a facility hospital.
That's according to a news release from the Mississippi
Department of Corrections.
The release says Elmore had been incarcerated in the state since
March 9, 2006, and was serving a 10-year sentence from Coahoma
County for an armed robbery.
The death is being investigated by the Correctional