The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a detainee at the Raymond Detention Center.
According to Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones, 50-year-old Tyrone Wilson was found unresponsive in his cell just after midnight Friday. The cause of death is unknown at this time.
Death investigation: Detainee Tyrone Wilson-50 was found unresponsive in his cell at the Raymond Detention Center shortly after midnight this morning. The cause of death is unknown at this time pending an autopsy. MS Bureau of Investigations is conducting the investigation. pic.twitter.com/hRtPeSY2He
— TyreeJonesSheriff (@TyreeSheriff) February 24, 2023
No further information has been released as to what charges Wilson was being held on.
Earlier this month, an inmate by the name of Brandon Flowers, 32, was found hanging in his cell at the detention center. Both cases are being investigated by the MBI.