Autopsy Scheduled For Missouri Department of Correction’s Inmate Pronounced Dead Monday

An autopsy will be conducted after an inmate of the South Central Correctional Center was pronounced dead last (Monday) night at the University Hospital in Columbia.

According to the Correctional Center 71 year old Joseph Pratt was pronounced dead at 4:30 last (Monday) evening.


Pratt was serving a life sentence for six counts of rape, sodomy, use of a child in a sexual performance and two counts of abuse of a child from Boone County.


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