An inmate faces a manslaughter charge from the Western Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center in Saint Joseph.
Court documents say 41-year-old Akwasi Sawyer faces a felony charge of first-degree involuntary manslaughter.
Records list that charge from October 10, 2020.
Sawyer reportedly assaulted fellow inmate 44-year-old, Christopher Balducci.
Reports say Balducci died November 2 as a result of injuries suffered during the reported assault.
The court denied Sawyer’s bond Thursday.