Dept. of Corrections, SLED working ‘incident’ at Lee Correctional

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Razor wire protects a perimeter of the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, S.C., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Lee, a maximum-security prison with nearly 1,500 inmates and filled with some of South Carolina’s most violent, longest-serving offenders, has been known for riots and brutality. But Lee Correctional Institution, one of South Carolina’s most dangerous prisons is […]

BISHOPVILLE, SC (WBTW) – The South Carolina Department of Corrections say they, along with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, are working an incident at Lee Correctional Institution, according to South Carolina Department of Corrections Spokesperson Jeffrey Taillon.

Lee Correctional is a maximum security prison located in Bishopville.

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