• Seven inmates killed in riot at maximum-security prison

    3 monthes ago - By New York Post

    Seven inmates were killed and 17 others injured after fights broke out late Sunday inside a notorious maximum-security prison in South Carolina, officials said Monday. State Law Enforcement Division agents helped secure the Lee Correctional Institution about 3 a.m. Monday after the fights began at 7:15 p.m. Sunday, prisons spokesman Jeff Taillon said. No officers...
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  • 7 Inmates Killed in South Carolina Prison Riot

    7 Inmates Killed in South Carolina Prison Riot

    3 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Fights broke out in three units at Lee Correctional Facility, which houses some of the state's most violent offenders, the authorities said. Seventeen others were injured.
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  • Several inmates killed at S.C. prison after hours of fighting

    3 monthes ago - By NBC News

    The Lee Correctional Institution houses about 1,500 inmates, some of South Carolina's most violent and longest-serving offenders.
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  • 7 inmates killed, 17 injured after hours of fighting at South Carolina prison

    3 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - A South Carolina prisons spokesman says seven inmates are dead and 17 others required outside medical attention after hours of fighting inside a maximum security prison.
    Prisons spokesman Jeff Taillon announced the grim outcome after State Law Enforcement Division agents helped secure Lee Correctional Institution around 3 a.m. Monday.
    Taillon said no officers were wounded after multiple inmate fights broke out at 7:15 p.m. Sunday.
    Lee County Fire/Rescue said ambulances from at least seven jurisdictions lined up outside the prison to tend to the wounded. The local coroner's...
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