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Inmate dies at Jefferson City Correctional Center

Inmate dies at Jefferson City Correctional Center

July 6th, 2018 by News Tribune in Local News

An autopsy has been ordered after an inmate died July 4 at the Jefferson City Correctional Center.

Corrections officials said Joshua Black, 27, was pronounced dead at approximately 6 p.m.

Black was serving a five-year prison sentence for first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle; delivery or manufacture of imitation controlled substance; resisting/interfering with arrest; and resisting arrest by fleeing-create risk of injury/death, from Callaway County, as well as violence to an employee of the Department of Corrections or an inmate by an inmate and second-degree assault, from Moniteau County.

Black had been in prison since February 2015.