• S. Carolina inmate: Bodies stacked up during riot; 7 slain

    3 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Inmates armed with homemade knives fought each other for more than seven hours inside a maximum-security prison, leaving seven of them dead, officials said. An inmate who witnessed the riot told The Associated Press that bodies were "literally stacked on top of each other." At least 17 prisoners were seriously injured as inmates fought uninterrupted before authorities regained control of Lee Correctional Institution about 3 a.m. Monday, South Carolina prisons spokesman Jeff Taillon said.
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  • South Carolina inmate: Bodies stacked up during prison riot

    3 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Prisoners armed with homemade knives rioted for more than seven hours inside a maximum-security facility, leaving seven inmates dead, and bodies were "literally stacked on top of each other," an inmate told The Associated Press on Monday. At least 17 prisoners were seriously injured as inmates fought uninterrupted before authorities regained control of Lee Correctional Institution about 3 a.m. Monday, South Carolina prisons spokesman Jeff Taillon said.
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  • 7 prisoners dead after fights break out in South Carolina prison

    3 monthes ago - By Arizona Daily Star

    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.
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  • Fighting inside South Carolina maximum-security prison leaves 7 inmates dead, 17 injured

    Fighting inside South Carolina maximum-security prison leaves 7 inmates dead, 17 injured

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Fighting between inmates inside a maximum security prison in South Carolina led to seven inmates dead and 17 others injured.
    No officers were wounded in the fights that broke out on Sunday night.
    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Seven inmates have been killed and at least 17 others seriously injured amid fighting between prisoners inside a maximum security prison in South Carolina.
    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...
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