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Prison Fight Kills One

GREENWOOD, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Sources tell WLBT emergency responders were on the scene of a deadly prison fight Wednesday evening.

The Delta Correctional Facility is located on County Road 540 in Greenwood.

According to the department of corrections website, it houses medium security offenders.

Officials say a fight broke out among inmates at 6:45 PM.

WLBT confirmed that one inmate, a 26 year old unidentified male was killed in that fight. The victim suffered multiple stab wounds.

Several other inmates were injured.

No staff members were involved in the fight or injured.

The Leflore County Sheriff's Department and Greenwood Police responded to get the situation under control.

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