MS Bureau of Investigations and DA investigate inmate suicide

John Louis Feller. Image source: Harrison County Sheriff's Office.
John Louis Feller. Image source: Harrison County Sheriff's Office.

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations and the District Attorney's Office are investigating the suicide of a Harrison County Detention Center inmate.

According to Sergeant C.J. Judy, correctional deputies found 44-year-old John Louis Feller in his cell by with a sheet tied around his neck Sunday.

Judy said correctional deputies and an American Medical Response team were unable to resuscitate him. Feller died from his injuries.

He was incarcerated at the Harrison County Detention Center through the D'Iberville Police Department for driving under the influence 2nd offense and misdemeanor escape.

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