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File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Autopsy: Mentally Ill NC Inmate Died Of Thirst

An autopsy report says a North Carolina inmate with severe mental illness died of thirst after being held in solitary confinement.

09/25/2014

File photo of prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

NC: Prison Staff Acted Properly In Inmate Beatings

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lawyers for the state of North Carolina say prison guards acted appropriately in altercations with handcuffed inmates that left several with broken bones and one confined to a wheelchair. The state […]

CBS Charlotte–06/26/2013

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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

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