Lee Correctional Institution, Bishopville, South Carolina
March 23, 2018

Prisoners overpower a guard and take control of a dorm. They hold it for an hour and a half. No damage is reported to the prison, nor injuries to prisoners or staff.

Less than a month later, a riot at Lee Correctional leaves 7 prisoners dead.


SC inmates hold guard hostage, take control of dorm Friday night“, The State, March 24, 2018.