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7 Dead in Worst U.S. Prison Riot in Decades

April 16, 2018

South Carolina's prisons director says a riot that led to the deaths of seven inmates was a fight over money, territory and contraband. It took hours to quell, and officials say it was the worst U.S. prison riot in decades. (April 16)

South Carolina’s prisons director says a riot that led to the deaths of seven inmates was a fight over money, territory and contraband. It took hours to quell, and officials say it was the worst U.S. prison riot in decades. (April 16)

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