Officials investigate Ridgeland inmate death as homicide

Crime & Safety

Michael Boyd Edwards, 29

RIDGELAND, S.C. (WSAV) – South Carolina correctional officials announced the death of inmate, Michael Boyd Edwards, 29.

Edwards was discovered dead in his cell at the Ridgeland Correctional Institute Wednesday afternoon.

Officials say his death is being investigated as a homicide.

An autopsy has been scheduled but no date has been released.

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