- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

DECATUR, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of an inmate at the Newton County jail.

Newton County Sheriff Jackie Knight tells WTOK-TV in Meridian (https://bit.ly/1fpegYw ) the body of Cedric Holliday was found hanging in his cell Monday night. Knight says Holliday left a note but declined to say what was in it.

Knight says Holliday had recently been convicted of gratification of lust on a minor and was awaiting sentencing.


Information from: WTOK-TV, https://www.wtok.com

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