Inmate Dies in Central Mississippi Correctional Facility

An inmate was pronounced dead at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County Wednesday morning.

Mississippi Department of Corrections reports 50- year old Scott William Deters is suspected to have died from natural causes. An autopsy will determine the cause and manner of death.

Deters was sentenced for a total of 11 years in September 2019 for two convictions in different counties. Four years for prescription forgery in Harrison County and 7 years for possession of a controlled substance in Stone County.

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