Inmate Dies at Farmington Prison

FARMINGTON, Mo. (AP) — The death of a Missouri prisoner is under investigation.

KFVS-TV ( ) reports that 35-year-old Jimmy Cox was pronounced dead Thursday afternoon at the Farmington Correctional Center in eastern Missouri. An autopsy is planned.

Cox was serving a 10-year sentence for property damage, sexual misconduct with a child, abuse of a child, unlawful use of a weapon and passing bad checks in St. Francois County.


Information from: KFVS-TV,

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