Photo gallery: Inside Parchman, the place where no one wants to be

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Lawmakers refused to increase an infamous prison’s funding. Then, chaos erupted Understaffed, underfunded and plagued by gang violence, inmates in Mississippi’s Parchman prison have been living in deadly conditions that state lawmakers knew about for decades. Now, everyone is paying the price.

Few people get an inside glimpse inside the conditions at Mississippi’s infamous Parchman prison. These photos have been compiled from inmates, visitors and help inspectors and illustrate the conditions at the prison.
Click here to read an in-depth article on the conditions at Parchman and how things have gone from bad to worse with deadly consequences.