Morris Garner

Morris Garner, the male-to-transgender street practitioner who was convicted in a fatal butt injections procedure, was found dead in prison on Sunday, the Mississippi Department of Corrections confirms.

Garner, 58, was found unresponsive in his prison cell on Sunday morning. He was transported to a Mississippi hospital where he was pronounced dead after serving 3.5 years of his life sentence.

Garner, who also went by the name Tracy Lynn Garner, was convicted in the death of Karima Gordon, or Atlanta, in 2012.

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Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez apparently left a message when he took his own life in his cell at a maximum security prison in Shirley, Massachusetts early Wednesday.

According to CBS Boston affiliate WBZ, Hernandez, 27, scrawled a bible verse on his forehead in his own blood.

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Update II: Kelly Gissendar, 47, was put to death early Wednesday at the Georgia Diagnostic Prison in Jackson. Gissendaner became the first female convict executed in Georgia in 70 years.

She died by lethal injection at 12:21 a.m. Wednesday after exhausting all of her appeals at the state and federal levels. The Supreme Court denied Gissendaner’s final appeal at 11:30 p.m. ET.

Gissendaner’s three grown children were offered the option of saying their good-byes to their mother at the prison, but they opted to go before the clemency board on Tuesday to plead for her life instead.

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