Seven inmates die in hours-long South Carolina prison fights
Monday, 16 April 2018 () (Reuters) - Seven prison inmates were killed and 17 others were injured in an hours-long series of fights between inmates armed with improvised weapons at a prison in South Carolina, state officials said on Monday.
On Monday, a gang related dispute sparked an overnight riot in a South Carolina prison that killed seven inmates, the deadliest US prison riot since 1993. Another 17 people were wounded in an eight-hour long series of fights at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, South Carolina. Bryan...
BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A coroner says the seven inmates killed during a South Carolina prison riot earlier this month all bled to death from stab wounds. Lee... Seattle Times - Front PageAlso reported by •MailOnline •New Zealand Herald •Reuters
More than a dozen employees of South Carolina's Department of Corrections have pleaded not guilty to federal charges related to bribery and contraband taken into... FOXNews.com - USAlso reported by •Seattle Times
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina prison officials have for years blamed cellphones for contributing to inmate violence. After a bloody riot at a... New Zealand Herald - WorldAlso reported by •SeattlePI.com
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A gang-related riot at a South Carolina prison that ended with seven dead and 17 injured, the deadliest U.S. prison riot in a quarter century, exposed the vulnerability of an understaffed system... Source: Wochit -
A gang-related dispute sparked an overnight riot in a South Carolina prison that killed seven inmates, the deadliest U.S. prison riot since 1993, state officials and prison safety experts said on.. Source: IBTimes -
View 4 more images (Newser) – Corrections officials in South Carolina are blaming a prison riot that left seven prisoners dead on a turf war between gangs over territory, money, and contraband items.. Source: Wochit -