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Mississippi governor calls to close notorious cell block at Parchman


Mississippi governor Tate reeve says the state will take steps to close part of a notorious prison that's been rocked by violence gave his first state of the state speech Monday saying he's asking the department of corrections to start closing down unit twenty nine at the penitentiary at Parchman state interim commissioner of corrections says says plumbing and electrical are being repaired Taylor Tommy Taylor that's the commissioner there says the immediate goal is to make parchment livable until inmates can be moved a Reeves outlining other priorities in the speech including pay raises for teachers and improvements to foster care the latest in that troubled the penitentiary system they're an inmate was found dead at the animator found dead alone in

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