Terrandance Dobbins, 40, was killed during the New Year's Eve fight at the south Mississippi jail, according to the Clarion-Ledger.
“Movement remains restricted statewide in the prison system following a major disturbance late Tuesday night at the Mississippi State Penitentiary, where an inmate was killed and several others were injured,” the department said in a statement. “Conditions at MSP are under control. All state prisons, private prisons, and regional facilities are included in the lockdown for the sake of the safety of the public, staff, and inmates. Additional information is unavailable because of the active investigation and in the interest of public safety.”