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2 Inmates Charged With Murder of 4 Inmates at SC Prison

1/2Denver Simmons Denver Simmons,35 (Source:SCDC) Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2Jacob Philip Jacob Philip, 25 (Source:SCDC) Show Caption Hide Caption COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)-  Two convicts who were already serving life sentences for killing a mother and her child have been charged with murder in the strangulation deaths of four inmates inside a South Carolina prison. Arrest warrants released early Saturday say…

SC Prisons, Advocates Ink Final Deal on Inmate Mental Health

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – South Carolina prisons have reached an agreement with an advocacy group over how to reform the care of mentally ill inmates. The Department of Corrections announced Wednesday it had reached a final agreement with Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities on a plan to establish benchmarks for settling a decade-old case. The settlement requires court…