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Jimmy Cox (Missouri Dept. of Corrections photo)

Jimmy Cox (Missouri Dept. of Corrections photo)

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

KFVS-TV (http://bit.ly/1hFi4Fl ) 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.

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Information from: KFVS-TV, http://www.kfvs12.com

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