JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Authorities say an autopsy has been ordered after an inmate death earlier this week at the Jefferson City Correctional Center
Corrections officials say 27-year-old Joshua Black was pronounced dead at about 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports that Black was serving a five-year prison sentence for tampering with a motor vehicle, resisting arrest and other charges from Callaway County and assault charges from Moniteau County.
He had been in prison since February 2015.
Information from: Jefferson City News Tribune