Daily Archives: April 16, 2018

South Carolina prison riot leaves several dead; witness says he saw bodies stacked on top of each other

A riot spurred over money, territory and contraband at one of South Carolina’s most dangerous prisons left seven inmates dead and 17 others injured, a South Carolina prisons director said Monday. Lee Correctional Institution in Bisthopville, 55 miles east of Columbia, was secured at around 2:55 a.m., nearly eight hours after multiple fights broke out in three housing units Sunday ...

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