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Potosi Prison Inmate Dies

(Potosi) Another inmate from a local prison has died this week.

A news release from the Missouri Department of Corrections says 62-year-old Kirk Jones, an inmate at the Potosi Correctional Center, died today.

Jones was serving life without parole for first degree murder, first degree arson and injury to a person out of St. Louis City.

Jones was first sent to prison in November of 1989.

An autopsy will be conducted.

This is the third prison inmate in a week that has died locally.

Earlier this week, an inmate from the Bonne Terre prison died and an inmate from the Farmington prison died.

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