Lauderdale County MS. inmate charged with murder www.privateofficer.com
MERIDIAN, Miss.Feb 25 2012 (AP) – The cell mate of a man who died early Tuesday morning has been charged has been charged with murder.
Lauderdale County sheriff’s deputies tell The Meridian Star (http://bit.ly/z5LWGf ) 23-year-old Thomas Hall, who was serving time for grand larceny and burglary from Pontotoc County, was charged Thursday in the death of 33-year-old Stuart Brooks.
No motive was given for the alleged incident.
Sheriff Billy Sollie said the final autopsy report has not been issued explaining the exact cause of death.
Investigators were called to the facility shortly before midnight Monday to an initial report Brooks committed suicide in his cell. Sollie said guards transported Brooks to the facility infirmary and then to a Meridian hospital where he was pronounced dead Tuesday morning.