Inmate to plead guilty in deadly prison riot

January 18, 2013 in News, Statewide News

An inmate plans to plead guilty to participating in a deadly prison riot in Mississippi, federal court records say.

One guard was killed and 20 people were injured in the May 20 riot at the privately-run Adams County Correctional Facility in Natchez, which holds illegal immigrants convicted of crimes in the U.S.

A filing Friday in U.S. District Court in Natchez says Yoany Oriel Serrano-Bejarano plans to change his plea to guilty.

Another inmate charged in deadly Mississippi prison riot

November 30, 2012 in Business, News, Statewide News

Another inmate has been charged with participating in a deadly prison riot in Mississippi.

One guard was killed and 20 people were injured in the May 20 riot at the privately-run Adams County Correctional Facility in Natchez, which holds illegal immigrants convicted of crimes in the U.S.

Pedro Gonzalez De Los Reyes has been charged and a complaint filed by an FBI agent says he assaulted a guard.

Sheriff: Gang started prison riot in Adams County; one guard killed

May 24, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

  NATCHEZ – (AP) A gang fight in a prison for illegal immigrants quickly escalated into a riot involving as many as 300 inmates, some lashing out with sticks or […]