SuperTalk Mississippi

Inmate found dead Sunday morning in cell at Parchman

Photo courtesy of MDOC

An inmate was found dead in his one-man cell at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman on Sunday morning.

Joshua Norman, 26, was found hanging at Unit 29. No foul play is suspected, according to Sunflower County Coroner Heather Burton. The investigation into the death is ongoing, and an official cause and manner of death are pending autopsy results.

Norman, MDOC #171262, was serving five years for armed robbery in Oktibbeha County. He was sentenced April 30, 2019.

This is a developing story and more information will be provided when it becomes available.

Stay up to date with all of Mississippi’s latest news by signing up for our free newsletter here

Copyright 2023 SuperTalk Mississippi Media. All rights reserved.

Related posts

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More