State Police investigating inmate death

Louisiana State Police detectives are investigating an inmate death at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse from Monday, Dec. 12th.

A confrontation between an inmate, who was at the courthouse for official business, and a Corrections Deputy with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office ended with him being shot. According to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office, the inmate was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital.

The inmate was pronounced dead at the hospital.

No deputies were injured during the altercation.

This is an active investigation and further information on the inmate death will be released when it becomes available.

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