Inmate in Missouri Department of Corrections Pronounced Dead This Morning

An autopsy will be conducted to find out the cause of death of an offender at the South Central Correctional Center in Licking, Missouri.

According to the Missouri Department of Corrections 32 year old Shane Christopher Young was pronounced dead at 8 am this (Tuesday) morning at the Capital Regional Hospital in Jefferson City.


Young was serving a 29 year sentence for distribution of a controlled substance, first degree involuntary manslaughter, and two counts of second-degree assault from Greene County.

He had been at the correctional center since November 2010.

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