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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    04/17/2018 - 4:15 am | View Link
  • 7 inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison fighting
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    04/16/2018 - 5:00 am | View Link
  • 7 Inmates Dead, 17 Injured In South Carolina Prison Fighting
    A South Carolina prisons spokesman says several inmates are dead and others required outside medical attention after hours of fighting inside the maximum security prison. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File) ...
    04/16/2018 - 2:22 am | View Link
  • 7 Inmates Dead, 17 Injured in South Carolina Prison Fighting
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    04/16/2018 - 12:46 am | View Link
  • 7 inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison fighting
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    04/16/2018 - 12:33 am | View Link
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  • Lee Correctional prison riot: Seven inmates killed in ...
    Seven inmates were killed and another 17 were treated following multiple "inmate on inmate altercations" Sunday night at Lee Correctional Institution.
    09/9/2018 - 10:35 pm | View Website
  • Victims identified in SC prison riot that left 7 inmates ...
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    09/9/2018 - 3:52 am | View Website
  • Lee Correctional prison riot: Cause of death for inmates ...
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    04/24/2018 - 4:58 pm | View Website
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    04/19/2018 - 5:44 am | View Website
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    04/17/2018 - 1:10 pm | View Website
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