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18Sep

Oklahoma Inmate Dies, Multiple People Injured in Prison Fights as Statewide Facilities Remain on Lockdown

HOMINY, OK ‚Äď Oklahoma¬†prisons remain locked down Monday after a string of¬†inmate¬†fights over the weekend at¬†several state facilities left one inmate dead and more than a dozen injured, officials said. The¬†fighting began Saturday at the Northeast Oklahoma Correctional Center in Vinita, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections¬†said¬†Sunday. The outbreak of violence then continued Sunday¬†at five more…

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Sep

Tippecanoe County Inmate Passes Out, Dies Sitting at Dayroom Table

LAFAYETTE, IN ‚ÄĒ Forty-year-old Jahmal Rashan Moore sat at a table in a dayroom inside¬†the Tippecanoe County Jail about 8:05 a.m. Tuesday when he¬†fell unconscious, according to a news release from the Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Office. Paramedics rushed Moore to Franciscan Health Hospital, but he was unresponsive when he arrived, Tippecanoe County Coroner Donna Avolt…

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Sep

Naked Woman Inmate Attacks, Injures Female Deputy at Florida County Jail, Police Say

BRADENTON, FL¬†– An inmate at a Florida county jail rushed at a guard while naked and injured the female deputy, authorities said. Awanda¬†Baker, 46, faces additional charges after the Thursday incident at the Manatee County Jail, according to the¬†Bradenton Herald.¬†According to jail records, Baker was jailed because she failed to answer a summons for¬†n a…

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Sep

19 Prison Staffers Treated for Potential Drug Exposure after 2 Inmates Die

COLUMBIA COUNTY, FL¬†– Nineteen staff members were treated, an inmate was hospitalized and two other inmates died after a suspected drug-related incident at the Columbia Correctional Institution Annex, according to the Florida Department of Corrections. According to a news release¬†from the agency, three inmates were found unresponsive from a suspected overdose about 3:15 p.m. Saturday,…

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