Inmate dies at Rankin County prison

Source: Gray News File

JACKSON, Miss. (WTOK) - An inmate was found unresponsive in his cell at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County Sunday morning as an officer was serving breakfast.

David Lee May, 42, was later pronounced dead after he did not respond to resuscitation efforts.

The Mississippi Department of Corrections says there were no obvious signs of injuries to the body. An autopsy will determine the cause and the manner of death.

May, who was housed alone, was serving life for two aggravated assaults in Harrison County. He was sentenced Oct. 5, 2017.