Trousdale Turner Correctional Center on lockdown following inmate death


This combination of photos made available by the Mississippi Department of Corrections on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 shows inmates David May, 42, and Dillion Williams, 27. They were discovered missing about 1:45 a.m. Saturday from the state penitentiary at Parchman, Miss. May was convicted of aggravated assault in Harrison County. Williams was convicted of aggravated assault and burglary in Marshall County. (MDOC via AP)

HARTSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Trousdale Turner Correctional Center in Hartsville is on lockdown following an inmate on inmate fight that left one dead.

According to CoreCivic, around 12:45 p.m. Saturday, inmate Frank Lundy was found injured at the entrance to the housing unit. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

CoreCivic says they notified the Tennessee Department of Correction and the inmate responsible has been identified. The inmate is now in TDOC custody and will be held in restrictive housing.

The prison currently remains on lockdown.

No other information was released.

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