Foul play not suspected after death of another inmate in Miss. prison system

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Updated: Mar. 4, 2020 at 9:55 AM CST
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MARSHALL COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT/WTVA) - The Mississippi Department of Corrections has reported the death of another inmate in the system.

According to officials, 62-year-old Grayland Cox was an inmate at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility. He was serving time for the sale of cocaine.

MDOC said in a release that Cox died Tuesday night at Merit Health Central Hospital in Jackson. He is the 23rd inmate to die in a Mississippi prison since the beginning of the year.

Foul play is not suspected, but an autopsy will be done to determine the cause of death.

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