Guard says inmate from St. Louis stabbed him in the head with pencil.
The 35-year-old man was declared dead in his cell in the prison’s segregation unit at 10:36 p.m. Tuesday.
Man was being held on traffic warrants.
A union official says numerous inmates were involved in an assault that injured two guards and a chaplain.
An autopsy shows that a Dixon Correctional Center inmate died of blood poisoning and a rare flesh-eating disease.
The inmate’s name has not been released.
Found in cell hanging from bedsheet
Prosecutors in southeast Missouri have charged five inmates in the death of another inmate at the New Madrid County Jail.
An investigation continues into the death of a southeast Missouri jail inmate, apparently at the hands of other inmates.
24-year-old was unresponsive in his cell.