COLUMBIA, South Carolina — 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.

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  • At least 7 inmates dead, 17 injured after hours of rioting at South Carolina prison
    At least seven inmates are dead and 17 other people are injured after hours-long rioting at a maximum-security prison in South Carolina, according to the state's corrections department. Several fights broke out among inmates in three separate housing units ...
    04/17/2018 - 4:09 am | View Link
  • 7 inmates dead, 17 injured after hours of rioting at South Carolina prison
    At least seven inmates died and 17 others were injured during eight hours of rioting at a maximum-security prison in South Carolina on Sunday and Monday, a lengthy series of clashes that authorities said gained fuel because of contraband cellphones ...
    04/16/2018 - 10:53 am | View Link
  • 7 Inmates Dead, 17 Others Injured After Fighting At South Carolina Prison
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    04/16/2018 - 9:19 am | View Link
  • South Carolina Prison Riot Leaves 7 Inmates Dead, 17 Injured
    Inmates armed with homemade knives fought each other for about seven hours over territory and money, leaving seven of them dead in the worst U.S. prison riot in a quarter-century, officials said Monday. An inmate who witnessed the violence told The ...
    04/16/2018 - 8:04 am | View Link
  • 7 inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison riot
    An inmate who witnessed a riot inside a South Carolina prison says he saw bodies stacking up on each other and correctional officers didn't do anything to stop the violence or check on the injured. A spokesman for the state's prisons says seven inmates ...
    04/16/2018 - 6:51 am | View Link
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