Inmates accuse Souza guards of retaliation

Lawmakers, after prison visit, call for independent investigation

THE STATE’S MOST SECURE prison facility has turned into a war zone since a group of inmates attacked and severely injured three corrections officers on January 10. Staff at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley responded by locking down the entire facility, which houses  around 700 inmates, for more than two weeks. Officials also removed(...)

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