Luther Unit, Navasota, Texas
May 21, 2016
At least 50 prisoners refused to comply with orders to return to their cells during a power outage caused by flooding. After prisoners protested for an hour, guards used chemical agents to subdue the protest and send three prisoners to the hospital for unknown injuries.
“Inmates riot during Texas flooding that forces evacuation“, Houston Chronicle, May 29, 2016.
“Luther Unit has Power Outage, Inmate Incident“, The Navasota Examiner, June 1, 2016.