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Another MS inmate dies; collapsed while talking to family

A state inmate at the Kemper-Neshoba Regional Correctional Facility in DeKalb collapsed Tuesday and was pronounced dead later at a local hospital.

(MS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS NEWS RELEASE) – A state inmate at the Kemper-Neshoba Regional Correctional Facility in DeKalb collapsed Tuesday and was pronounced dead later at a local hospital.

Limarion Reaves, 28, was talking to a relative on a facility phonewhen he fell ill shortly before 1 p.m., according to Warden Johnny Crockett.CPR and AED shocks were administered by medical staff until an ambulancearrived.

The cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy.

Reaves, MDOC #223305, was sentenced to three years in prison onMay 16, 2019, for aggravated assault in Leflore County.