Grenada County Jail suicide

An inmate at the Grenada County Jail apparently committed suicide. According to Sheriff Alton Strider, security guards found 22-year-old Cordaria Ewing hanged in his cell just before 8 o’clock Monday night. Ewing was originally sentenced for aggravated assault and burglary and recently been on a release program with the Mississippi Department of Corrections. The incident is under investigation.