Inmate Dies at Prison in Rankin County

An inmate housed at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County has been pronounced dead.

The Mississippi Department of Corrections report 64-year old Charles E. Wilson died Sunday night while in prison.

An autopsy will determine the official cause and manner of death.

Wilson was serving a life sentence plus 40 years for kidnapping and rape. He was convicted back in March 1983 in Amite County.

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