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Mississippi moms question state as they bury slain inmates

Manslaughter isn’t supposed to be a death sentence. Nor is burglary. Nor is armed robbery, selling cocaine or stealing a vehicle. But that is what the mothers of three inmates say was ultimately given to their sons, all of whom ...

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Mississippi moms question state as they bury slain inmates

Manslaughter isn’t supposed to be a death sentence. Nor is burglary. Nor is armed robbery, selling cocaine or stealing a vehicle. But that is what the mothers of three inmates say was ultimately given to their sons, all of whom ...

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Legal group seeks federal inquiry into Mississippi prisons

Prisoner advocates are calling on the federal government to investigate Mississippi’s prison system for possible civil rights violations, saying the violence of recent days highlights deliberate violations of inmates’ constitutional right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment. A ...

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Fifth inmate killed in more violence in Mississippi prisons

A fifth inmate has died violently in a Mississippi prison, raising further questions about security as clashes between prisoners continue. Sunflower County Coroner Heather Burton told local news outlets that 36-year-old Dennoris Howell was stabbed to death before dawn Friday ...

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Fifth inmate killed in more violence in Mississippi prisons

A fifth inmate has died violently in a Mississippi prison, raising further questions about security as clashes between prisoners continue. Sunflower County Coroner Heather Burton told local news outlets that 36-year-old Dennoris Howell was stabbed to death before dawn Friday ...

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