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3 years 6 months ago

Supermax inmate dies

A 73 year old inmate at the Supermax prison in Florence has died in his cell. Leroy Schweitzer was found unresponsive in his cell Tuesday morning. Efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. A statement released by Bureau of Prisons says that Schweitzer's death appears to have been from natural causes....

5 years 3 days ago

Judge keeps Supermax inmate's lawsuit alive

A judge says a federal inmate who killed at least two other inmates and a correctional officer can proceed with a lawsuit challenging his placement in solitary confinement. Thomas Silverstein has been in the federal prison system since 1978 following a conviction for an armed bank robbery. He has...

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