Convict who Raped and Killed 14-Year-Old Girl Dies in Prison

Wayne County, OH - The man convicted of rape and murder has died in prison.

19 Action News has learned that Joel Yockey has died in prison.

On Friday, the 50-year-old convicted sex offender was transported from prison to the OSU Medical Center - he died the same day.

No word on what caused his death - but we're told there's nothing suspicious about his death.

The former Wooster man was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to kidnapping, raping and murdering Kristen Jackson in 2002.