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N.C. Prison Warden Promoted After Alleged Beatings

The warden of North Carolina’s Central Prison has been promoted and given a 15 percent raise, less than two weeks after reports about a lawsuit alleging he failed to stop systematic beatings of handcuffed inmates held in solitary confinement at the Raleigh facility.

05/31/2013

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Lawsuit: 8 Inmates Beaten At NC Central Prison

A federal lawsuit on behalf of eight inmates at North Carolina’s Central Prison alleges correctional officers used “blind spots” out of view of security cameras to beat handcuffed and shackled inmates.

05/10/2013