Apr 16, 2018 9:03 AM - 1 week, 1 day, 21 hours, 28 minutes, 37 seconds ago
Multiple fights at one of South Carolina's most dangerous prisons left at least seven inmates dead and 17 others injured, a prison official said Monday. Lee Correctional Institution was secured at around 2:55 a.m., nearly eight hours after multiple fights broke out in three housing units Sunday night, prison spokesman Jeff Taillon said. The incident started around 7:15 p.m., he said. All prison staff and responding law enforcement officers were reported safe after the incident, the South Carolina Department of Corrections wrote. The department added that the State Law Enforcement Division was assisting prison officials in its investigation. Emergency services......
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