In Wake of Inmate Deaths, Records Show South Carolina Prisons are Understaffed

In Wake of Inmate Deaths, Records Show South Carolina Prisons are Understaffed

In Wake of Inmate Deaths, Records Show South Carolina Prisons are Understaffed

The state Department of Corrections also identified the inmates as Raymond Angelo Scott, Michael Milledge, Damonte Marquez Rivera, Eddie Casey Jay Gaskins, Joshua Svwin Jenkins, Corey Scott, and Cornelius Quantral McClary.

Sen. Karl Allen spoke on Monday about the incident and said rather than cell phones, the issues seem to stem from low morale among prison employees and inmates.

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

In the Department of Corrections September accountability report, officials said the state agency is working on the analysis, recruiting and retention of officers.

A sign in front of the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, South Carolina, is seen in this image from Google Maps.

Without that overtime initiative, 16 to 20 officers would have normally been at the prison around 7 p.m. Sunday, Stirling said.

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Despite those efforts, some numbers are unrelenting.

"There's nothing here for us to do", the inmate said.

The inmate, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, says that one of the reasons inmates enter into activities that lead to riots such as this is because inmates aren't given enough to do.

In a press conference on Monday, Stirling said the altercation appeared to stem from gang-related conflict over territory, contraband and cell phones. The prison in Bishopville, S.C., about 60 miles northeast of Columbia, houses about 1,600 male inmates.

"We did everything we could to get there.as quickly as possible,"Stirling said".

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