January 24, 2024

Two Inmates Facing Child-Related Charges Die On Same Day at Central MS Correctional Facility

Morgan Howard

Two inmates die in prison

Rankin County Coroner David Ruth has confirmed the deaths of two inmates that happened Tuesday.

The inmates were both being held at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility.

The coroner identified them as Albert Hickombottom and Janice Mowdy.

Hickombottom was accused of Sexual Battery of a 13-year-old in 2021.

Source: MDOC

Janice Mowdy pleaded guilty to starving a 4-year-old boy to death for insurance money in 2009.

Albert Hickombottom and Janice Mowdy died Tuesday at 11:20 a.m. and 3:38 p.m. respectively.

Source: MDOC

Both inmates died at a hospital but their cause of death has not yet been released yet. They are pending autopsy.

They both died at a hospital, but the cause of death has not been released due to a pending autopsy report.

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