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JACKSON – Two inmates in prisons from different regions have died.


Quintez Hodges, 40, was pronounced dead Saturday morning at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman.


Wayne Humphrey, 50, died Sunday evening at Stone County Hospital in Wiggins.


In each case, the official cause of death is pending an autopsy by a medical examiner who operates independently of MDOC.


Hodges, MDOC #R6937, was sentenced to death for capital murder on September 13, 2001, in Lowndes County.


Humphrey, MDOC #M8240, was serving a 25-year sentence at the Stone County Regional Correctional Facility for unlawful touching of a child and residential burglary. He was sentenced in Jackson County on August 23, 2007. is an online news site covering Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.



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