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Inmate serving 25 years for Warren County murder dies in prison

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Melvin Hare Sr. (photo courtesy MS Dept. of Corrections)

An inmate serving 25 years for murder has died in a long-term medical care facility in Greenville.

Melvin Hare Sr., 54, who was housed at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, died Oct. 23 at Allegiance Specialty Hospital. The cause and manner of his death will be determined by an autopsy.

A jury convicted Hare of fatally stabbing a man in August 2013 in Warren County. He was sentenced Dec. 17, 2015, to 30 years with 25 to serve and five on probation.

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