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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    04/16/2018 - 3:21 am | View Link
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    04/16/2018 - 12:46 am | View Link
  • 7 inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison fight
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