An offender at Tipton Correctional Center passed away while incarcerated earlier this month.
Offender Steven Sutherland, #1001162, was pronounced dead at 8:04 p.m. May 9 at Tipton Correctional Center. Sutherland died of apparent natural causes.
Sutherland was a 59-year-old male serving a 9-year sentence for possession of a controlled substance from Franklin County. Sutherland was received in the Missouri Department of Corrections on June 17, 2019.