The Missouri Department of Corrections is investigating the death of an inmate at the Jefferson City Correctional Center.
D-O-C officials announced in a statement that 34-year-old Cowan Midgyett was pronounced dead at 2:04 Tuesday afternoon.
There is no information yet as to whether he fell ill or was injured.
An autopsy will be conducted.
Midgyett was serving a seven-year sentence for two counts of second-degree domestic assault and possession
of a controlled substance from Randolph County.