Inmates Dead in SC After Massive Prison Brawl

Inmates Dead in SC After Massive Prison Brawl

Seven inmates have been killed and at least 17 others seriously injured amid fighting between prisoners inside a maximum security prison in SC.

About 17 inmates required outside medical attention but no officers were wounded.

The department said the riot erupted yesterday evening at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, South Carolina and was brought under control at 2.55am local time today.

Lee County Fire and Rescue a sent crews to assist in the "mass causality incident", the agency said in a Facebook post. The local coroner's office also responded.

More news: Comey takes a swipe at Trump in plug for new book

Lee Correctional is a maximum security facility - 55 miles east of Columbia - housing over 1,000 of South Carolina's most violent offenders.

Two officers were stabbed in a 2015 fight by two inmates that left one of them dead.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State police have been called to one of South Carolina's most unsafe prisons.

Related News:

  • New Star War Han Solo Spot

    New Star War Han Solo Spot

    And that's exactly where Han Solo find himself in this exclusive image from the film, as seen in the forthcoming issue of Empire . Han Solo is all charm and bravado - sans his trademark cynicism - in the new TV spot for the origin film of the iconic character.
    Conte slams first-half display but salutes Chelsea reaction

    Conte slams first-half display but salutes Chelsea reaction

    A well worked team move saw Alvaro Morata with a good chance inside the box, but he could only lift his effort over the bar. In danger of relegation, Southampton came out fighting, out-muscled Chelsea and pressured with energy and commitment.
    Mohamed Salah impresses Klopp with impressive numbers

    Mohamed Salah impresses Klopp with impressive numbers

    Asked which he would prefer, the PFA gong or the European Cup, Salah told reporters: "I have no doubt. the Champions League ". However, he returned to the starting lineup after midweek's assault on Manchester City in the Uefa Champions League .
  • CA Has $3.04 Million Position in Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG)

    First Manhattan Co holds 235,839 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. 110,330 were accumulated by Arvest Retail Bank Trust Division. Veritable Lp decreased its stake in Celgene Corp (CELG) by 22.45% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.
    Gracetown shark attack: Second surfer injured in South West

    Gracetown shark attack: Second surfer injured in South West

    A spokesman from the ambulance service said the victim was breathing and conscious on the way to Royal Perth hospital. The attack prompted the World Surf League to postpone the nearby Margaret River Pro worldwide surfing contest.
    Facebook adds fuel to privacy row: We track non-users, says Zuckerberg

    Facebook adds fuel to privacy row: We track non-users, says Zuckerberg

    Any violations of the 2011 agreement could subject Facebook to fines of $41,484 per violation per user per day. The incident wiped off billions from Zuckerberg's wealth while Facebook's stock prices slumped in a week.
  • At least seven dead after 'mass casualty incident' at SC  prison

    At least seven dead after 'mass casualty incident' at SC prison

    Corrections officials did not immediately say what led to the incident and why it took hours to stop the series of altercations. Emergency services from several SC counties responded to the "mass casualty incident", Lee County Fire wrote in a tweet .
    Should Mark Zuckerberg be Facebook's chairman and CEO? Some investors say no

    Should Mark Zuckerberg be Facebook's chairman and CEO? Some investors say no

    However, as we have seen FB is in the business of hosting content of billions of users, and trading it for advertising revenue. That means that these non-subscribers haven't a clue about what information Facebook has obtained about them.
    Trump wanted out of Syria, but is now firmly back in

    Trump wanted out of Syria, but is now firmly back in

    Trump did not rule out additional strikes, saying he would take additional action "as necessary and appropriate". Syrian state media accused Western powers of trying to hinder the investigation with their attack.
  • Markets recover early loss; Sensex closes 100 points above

    Markets recover early loss; Sensex closes 100 points above

    Shares of one of India's biggest software firms, Infosys fell 3.86% to Rs 1,123.90 on less-than-expected FY19 revenue guidance. Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 1.44%, while Shanghai Composite Index was down 1.05% in early trade.
    Sony's Next Xperia Phone Goes All In on the Camera

    Sony's Next Xperia Phone Goes All In on the Camera

    What are your opinions on the design and the specs? It follows the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact announced this past February. The rear camera also supports 4K HDR video recording and 960fps Super slow motion recording in HD or Full HD.
    Arab leaders highlight nations' sovereignty, denounce regional intervention

    Arab leaders highlight nations' sovereignty, denounce regional intervention

    Tensions have eased slightly in recent months but Qatar still only sent its representative to the Arab League to the Dhahran summit .


Most liked

Bulgaria annual CPI records 2.2% inflation in March
As per CSO data, inflation in the vegetables segment cooled to 11.7 per cent in March from 17.57 per cent in the previous month. Wholesale prices climbed 2.47 percent year-over-year in March, nearly in line with February's 2.48 percent increase.

Ramaphosa vows to go visit Marikana widows at Madikizela-Mandela's funeral
The UDF cabal that distanced itself from you is here crying crocodile tears after disowning you at a critical moment hoping the regime will finish you off".

IMD forecasts normal monsoon this year
Less than 90 per cent LPA is termed "deficient" monsoon, and 90-96 per cent of the same is considered "below normal". India had faced deficient rains during monsoon season in 2015 and 2014, making both these years drought years.

Air strikes on Syria will not change course of war: UK's Johnson
On the same show, Jeremy Corbyn expressed his unease over the strikes and criticised the prime minister for not recalling Parliament to vote on the issue.

Houston Rockets Playoff Schedule
Then Khris Middleton forced overtime with an absurd 3-pointer at the buzzer that barely got off his fingertips in time. Tonight's late Rockets vs Timberwolves game will be televised exclusively on the TNT cable TV channel .

United Kingdom jets fire at Syrian base in 'limited and targeted' strike
Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the main opposition Labour Party, has questioned the legal basis for Britain's involvement. The DUP has backed Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to authorise air strikes in Syria.

Drunk, drugged and possibly on the run: The Hart family's final
Search teams found debris and personal effects identified as belonging to the Thottapilly family on Thursday. Various personal items that the family was carrying during their vacation were also found.

Russian Federation says poison Western-made
Russian Federation has countered that the US-led action was aimed at overthrowing Assad and keeping Moscow's influence in check. French President Emmanuel Macron also said he had "proof" that the Syrian government had attacked Douma with chemical weapons.

Putin: Further Western strikes on Syria will lead to chaos, say agencies
He added that the Congress must have a full role in reviewing and approving the strategy. Air missile fire is seen over Damascus after a US attack on Syria on April 14.

France's Macron says he convinced Trump to stay in Syria long-term
He said the military strikes early on Saturday had been "perfectly carried out" but were not a declaration of war on Syria. Petersburg global economic forum (SPIEF). "We have complete worldwide legitimacy to act in this framework", he said.

WhatsApp Payment feature is now available for some users in India
It has made a decision to store all the messages and multimedia content on its server even if it is downloaded by the user. First reported by WABetaInfo , WhatsApp media dating back to three months could be downloaded again.

Kathua rape case: Mufti accepts resignations of BJP ministers
BJP spokesperson Sunil Seth said the final decision to induct ministers would be taken by party high command. The girl was kidnapped on January 10 and her body was found on January 17.

Merson says Kane has advantage over Salah in Golden Boot race
The Reds' final four league games come against West Brom, Stoke , Chelsea and Brighton. Salah is now on 30 goals with 4 games left, while Kane has 25 goals and 5 games left.

EPL: Mourinho reacts to Man City winning title, blasts Man United players
He also conceded it was sweet to triumph in a country where some critics claimed his purist principles couldn't flourish. The 47-year-old has previously won league titles in Spain and Germany, as well as two Champions Leagues with Barca.

Engaged wrestlers John Cena and Nikki Bella break up
Cena and Nikki revealed to Us Weekly that they had officially called off their engagement and had gone their separate ways. Ermey passed away Sunday after a bout of pneumonia at the age of 74, his representatives announced earlier in the day.