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Razor wire protects a perimeter of the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, S.C., in 2016. (Sean Rayford / Associated Press). A South Carolina prisons spokesman said Monday that seven inmates were dead and 17 others required outside medical attention after hours of fighting inside a maximum security prison. Prisons spokesman Jeff Taillon announced the grim outcome after State Law Enforcement Division agents helped secure Lee Correctional Institution around 3 a.m. EDT. Taillon said no officers were wounded after multiple inmate fights broke out at 7:15 p.m. Sunday. Lee County Fire/Rescue said ambulances from at least seven jurisdictions lined up outside the prison to tend to the wounded. The local coroner's office also responded. Full story

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