Pickett v. Fisher
ORDER requiring Respondent to notify the Court, on or before August 25, 2017, whether Petitioner is still in the custody of MDOC, is in the custody of another prison system, or is deceased. If the Petitioner is deceased, Respondent shall file, on or before August 25, 2017, a suggestion of death, accompanied by the appropriate documentation. Signed by District Judge Keith Starrett on August 7, 2017 (Rushing, Terryl)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI
THOMAS NATHAN PICKETT
CIVIL ACTION NO.: 5:15CV98-KS-RHW
PELICIA HALL, Commissioner,
Mississippi Department of Corrections
This matter came before the Court on a sua sponte review of the records of the
Mississippi Department of Corrections, which revealed that the Petitioner, Thomas Nathan
Pickett, is no longer an inmate. It has been reported that Pickett died earlier this year; however,
the Court has not received a Suggestion of Death or any other document verifying that Pickett is
dead, and this case may be dismissed.
IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that, on or before August 25, 2017, the Respondent
report to the Court whether Pickett is still in the custody of the Mississippi Department of
Corrections, and, if not, whether he is incarcerated in another prison system or whether he is
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, if Pickett is deceased, Respondent file a Suggestion
of Death, along with the appropriate documentation verifying Pickett’s death, on or before
August 25, 2017.
IT IS SO ORDERED, this the 7th day of August, 2017.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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