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Manieri found dead in his cell, MDOC says

A state prisoner accused of killing a Louisiana priest last year in Waveland was found dead in his cell by correctional officers today.

Jeremy W. Manieri, 33, was found in his cell by correctional officers at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility about 5 a.m. today.

Preliminary information suggests a possible suicide, officials said.

SunHerald.com updates this story as details become available.

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