Police investigate inmate death at Whiteville Correctional Facility

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. — An inmate death at the Whiteville Correctional Facility, run by Corrections Corporation of America, is under investigation.

news-prison-bars.jpgAccording to the Whiteville police chief, his officers responded to the prison just after 9:30 a.m. Sunday after two inmates got into a fight.

One of them was killed, and his body has been taken to Memphis for an autopsy.

No charges have been filed and the case remains under investigation.

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