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04/02/2018

MDOC Inmate Death

PRESS RELEASE 

DECEASED MDOC INMATE

April 2, 2018

The George County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) and the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) in an investigation into the death of a MDOC inmate that occurred at the George County Regional Correctional Facility. In the early morning hours of March 28, 2018, MDOC Inmate Samuel Ronald Tidwell (28) was transported from the GCRCF to a local hospital, where he later passed away. Details of his death, including a possible cause of death, have not yet been released. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information concerning this or any other crime is encouraged to contact the George County Sheriff’s Office at 601.947.4811.

 The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers is available for reporting anonymous crime tips by calling 877.787.5898.  The Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers can be accessed by internet at the following address: mscoastcrimestoppers.com or through the George County Sheriff’s Office website www.GeorgeCountyMSSheriff.com.

 

 

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