JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Some of the most dangerous prisoners have been removed from the privately-run Walnut Grove Correctional Facility following a July 10 riot, as the Mississippi Department of Corrections faces renewed legal claims that the prison’s guards are too poorly trained to control such inmates. A prison monitor had recommended removing such “close […]
Ten additional individuals have been indicted in connection with the riot that occurred at the Adams County Correctional Center (ACCC) in Natchez, Mississippi on May 20, 2012, the FBI and the U.S. Attorney announced this week.
The ACCC houses approximately 2,500 non-resident aliens who have been convicted of federal charges in the United States. During the riot, several correctional officers were assaulted.
Correctional Officer (CO) Catlin Carithers died as a result of injuries he received during these assaults.
A WLBT report NATCHEZ – A prison guard has died and several other employees have been injured during what is being called an “an inmate disturbance” at a southwest Mississippi prison. WLBT has been told the Mississippi National Guard has arrived at the facility. A spokeswoman for the Adams County Sheriff’s Office Emily Ham confirmed […]