Forrest County Jail’s plumbing issue is solved

8:30 p.m update: Forrest County Sheriff Charlie Sims reportrd the plumbing situation at the jail has been resolved.

“Water and sanitation ailments are in the approach of remaining absolutely restored at this time,” he reported.

Unique tale:

Spouse and children users of persons held in Forrest County jail say inmates have been devoid of drinking water for far more than a working day.

“The inmates are not on lockdown, but it took them 24 hrs to distribute two water bottles for each inmate and they continue to have no managing water to shower or for the bogs,” Ravyn Mittelstaedt informed the Hattiesburg American in an electronic mail Friday.

Some others with incarcerated beloved ones achieved out to the information group with identical problems but declined to communicate with the paper on the document. The Hattiesburg American does not quote nameless sources other than in rare cases.