Inmate Stabbed at State Prison

Authorities on Monday released the name of an inmate who was stabbed to death Sunday at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility.

Warden Lawrence Greer said 45-year-old Stanley Johnson died from injuries sustained in an assault.

Johnson was discovered around 1:30 p.m. Sunday by prison staff. He was serving time for rape.

No other details were released. Greer says the incident is under investigation.

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