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.

Citation:

“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.