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  1. Michelle Byrom Was Abused For Years & Then Almost Executed - But She's Not The Only OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Refinery 29

    ... sentenced her to death by lethal injection. She spent 15 years on death row at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl. During that time, she maintained her innocence. Her son even confessed to shooting his father to a court-appointed ...

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  2. Michelle Byrom Was Abused For Years & Then Almost Executed - But She's Not The Only OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Refinery 29

    ... sentenced her to death by lethal injection. She spent 15 years on death row at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl. During that time, she maintained her innocence. Her son even confessed to shooting his father to a court-appointed ...

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  3. MDOC hopes to recruit more officers by the fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Mississippi Department of Corrections hopes to recruit about 100 new correction officers to the three state prisons by this fall. On Tuesday, applicants can interview at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl and the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman at 8:30 a.m. If interested, you must be at least 21-years-old with a valid driver's license.

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  4. After 15 Years On Death Row, Michelle Byrom Can Forgive, But Not ForgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Refinery 29

    ... sentenced her to death by lethal injection. She spent 15 years on death row at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl. During that time, she maintained her innocence. Her son even confessed to shooting his father to a court-appointed ...

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  5. Two officers sworn in to Laurel PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Benson comes to LPD and is married with two children. He previously worked at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility located in Rankin County. He graduated the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy to earn his full-time ...

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  6. MDOC: Convicted killer allowed to 'come and go as he pleased' from Hinds Detention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... when corrections officials arrived Wednesday afternoon. He was taken to the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County. MDOC officers found $435 in his pocket, a cell phone and a valid driver's license. A knife and box cutter were in ...

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  7. Alarming tip about inmate leads to investigation of detention centerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... when corrections officials arrived Wednesday afternoon. He was taken to the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County. MDOC officers found $435 in his pocket, a cell phone and a valid driver's license. A knife and box cutter were in ...

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  8. Corrections officer charged in Jackson kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... police said. Kennedy was suspended from his job as a corrections officer at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County after authorities learned of his arrest. Kennedy has been employed by the Mississippi Department of ...

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  9. Lockdowns Lifted at Some State PrisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Besides EMCF, lockdowns were lifted at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, Unit 29 at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, Marshall County Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. Visitation and commissary privileges are now reinstated at the state-run and privately-operated sites where movement had been limited starting April 21. "Facilities will be locked down again whenever we experience similar behavior regarding the introduction of contraband into MDOC institutions and assaults on staff," Fisher said.

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  10. Three Columbus residents arrested on contraband chargesRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    MDOC said in a press release five people, including a parolee and an ex-convict, face charges in connection with contraband items found recently at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility and South Mississippi Correctional Institution. Brian Peeks, 35, Donta Shirley, 31, and Stacey Nicole Taylor, 30, all of Columbus, and Jennifer Lauren Ruth, 26, of Aberdeen, and Tiffany Gray, 30, of Mount Olive, have been charged with conspiracy to introduce contraband.

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  11. Lockdown lifted at most Mississippi prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A lockdown has been lifted at most prisons in the state. In a press release, Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher announced Monday that lockdowns at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, Unit 29 at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman and the four private prisons have been lifted.

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  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... were two in the last week from the Hinds County Jail. One last Tuesday at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility and one in Parchman, where authorities found shanks, cell phones, chargers, spice and even weapons. "Apparently there was too ...

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  13. Recent contraband arrests concern residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... life and other people's lives," Peace said. She works as a security officer at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County, the same facility which remains on lockdown because of a contraband discovery earlier this month. "[In the ...

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  14. Mississippi prisons on lockdown after contraband discoveredRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Two Mississippi prisons have canceled visitation sessions this weekend and have been placed on lockdown after contraband items were discovered inside. The Sun Herald reports contraband was found in both the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility near Pearl and the State Penitentiary in Jackson last week.

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  15. Jackson woman sentenced in ID fraud schemeRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... identifying information, including names and social security numbers, from the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County, the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson and other locations. Prosecutors say the information ...

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  16. Miss. Inmates' Families Criticize Prison ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... themselves. In 2013, Brenda Moreno's son Clifton Majors was beaten to death at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility. He had witnessed a murder at another facility and was put on a hit list. "He called me at 5:00 on the first day of September. ...

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  17. Relatives of inmates expose what goes on behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... themselves. In 2013, Brenda Moreno's son Clifton Majors was beaten to death at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility. He had witnessed a murder at another facility and was put on a hit list. "He called me at 5:00 on the first day of September. ...

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  18. After 34 years on the loose, Mississippi prison escapee back behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    ... in Price, Utah, on Sunday, MDOC leaders say. He is currently being housed at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County. Harris, who was 27 at the time of his escape, was discovered missing from the Forrest County Community Work ...

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  19. Mississippi Department of Corrections hiring correctional officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The MDOC is hiring for the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl and the South Mississippi Correctional Institution in Leakesville. Interviews and screenings will be conducted at CMCF in Pearl and SMCI in Leakesville at 8:30 a.m. MSP will begin at 8:00 a.m. Correctional officers are responsible for the supervision, care, custody, and control of inmates.

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  20. WILSON v. EPPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | FindLaw

    Darnell WILSON, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Christopher B. EPPS, Commissioner, Mississippi Department of Corrections; James Holman, Warden at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility; Margarett Bingham, Superintendent at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility; Eddie Cates, Classification and Moving Supervisor at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, Defendants-Appellees.

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