Several Inmates Killed At S.c. Prison After Hours Of Fighting

The Lee Correctional Institution houses about 1,500 inmates, some of South Carolina's most violent and longest-serving offenders.

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  • Seven inmates killed at South Carolina prison after hours of fighting
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    04/16/2018 - 7:54 am | View Link
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  • SC Prison Riot
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  • Seven inmates killed at South Carolina maximum-security ...
    Gang-related fights over territory and cellphones and other contraband provoked several hours of rioting and upheaval at a maximum-security prison in South Carolina, where seven prisoners were killed amid the chaos, state corrections officials said Monday. All the dead at the Lee Correctional ...
    04/16/2018 - 10:51 pm | View Website
  • South Carolina prison riot: At least 7 inmates dead at Lee ...
    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 inmates carried within the facility.
    04/16/2018 - 7:42 am | View Website
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