Rankin County Inmate Found Dead in Cell

An inmate is found unresponsive in his cell Wednesday.

WLBT reports 55- year old Craig Brown was pronounced dead Wednesday after he was found unresponsive in his bed at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County.

Foul play is not suspected. An autopsy will determine the official cause and manner of death.

Brown had been sentenced for 12 years in June 2019 for sale of a controlled substance in Rankin County.

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