Skip to Main Content

Tennesseans 12+: Now Eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine
Visitation has reopened at all prisons effective April 10th by appointment only. Click here for the news release, guidelines, contact information, and a vaccination option.
TDOC Inmates COVID-19 Testing

RMSI Inmate Death

Monday, March 22, 2021 | 04:44pm
Photo of Derrick Quintero

NASHVILLE – Death row inmate Derrick Quintero has passed away of apparent natural causes.  Quintero, 59, was pronounced deceased at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution at 3:31a.m. Monday, March 22.  He was sentenced to death in 1991 for First Degree Murder in Stewart County.  The exact cause of his death is pending official determination by the medical examiner.