Marion Correctional Institution (Florida)

Coordinates: 29°18′24″N 82°10′35″W / 29.306689°N 82.176498°W / 29.306689; -82.176498
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Marion Correctional Institution
Location3269 NW 105th Street
Ocala, Florida postal address
Security classmixed
Managed byFlorida Department of Corrections

Marion Correctional Institution is a state prison for men in unincorporated Marion County, Florida,[1] near Ocala. It is owned and operated by the Florida Department of Corrections.[2] The facility houses a maximum of 1324 inmates at a mix of security levels. It stands near to Florida's Florida Women's Reception Center and Lowell Correctional Institution, both women's facilities.

Notable Inmates[edit]

Inmate Name Register Number Status Details
William David Brown, Jr. H34171 Serving a life sentence without parole. Perpetrator of the 2007 Murder of Ryan Skipper in which Brown and another man, Joseph Bearden, stabbed Skipper to death.[3][4][5]


  1. ^ "2020 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Marion County, FL" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. p. 16 (PDF p. 17/64). Retrieved 2022-08-13. Marion Correctional Instn
  2. ^ "Marion Correctional Institution". Florida Department of Corrections. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  3. ^ "2 Indicted In Slaying Of Polk Man". The Ledger. Retrieved 2024-02-16.
  4. ^ "Ryan Skipper Murder Trial: Suspect guilty of 1st degree murder". 2009-11-03. Retrieved 2024-02-16.
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29°18′24″N 82°10′35″W / 29.306689°N 82.176498°W / 29.306689; -82.176498