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  1. Video: NC prison officials asked for inmates' silence after killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Lanesboro Correctional Institution, in Polkton, has repeatedly drawn scrutiny after violence, contraband smuggling and allegations of improper conduct by corrections officers. Inmate Gregorio Vazquez pleaded guilty earlier this month to second degree murder in the 2012 stabbing death of fellow prisoner Wesley Turner.

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  2. Murder probe exposes more problems at Lanesboro prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Julio Alberto Zelaya-Sorto pleaded guilty last month to assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. He was sentenced to 32 to 48 months for his role in the deadly fight that broke out at Lanesboro Correctional Institution on Sept.

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  3. Murder probe exposes more problems at Lanesboro prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Julio Alberto Zelaya-Sorto pleaded guilty last month to assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. He was sentenced to 32 to 48 months for his role in the deadly fight that broke out at Lanesboro Correctional Institution on Sept.

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  4. Officer at Lanesboro prison seriously injured in attack by inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    An officer at problem-plagued Lanesboro Correctional Institution suffered a serious cut to his face Monday after he was assaulted by an inmate wielding a bladed weapon, prison and state officials said. The inmate, Marcus Alston, cut the officer after he was released from restraints Monday, authorities said.

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  5. Inmates: Officers at Lanesboro helped gang members wage attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Five former inmates at Lanesboro Correctional Institution have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that officers at the Anson County prison repeatedly helped gang-affiliated inmates get weapons and wage attacks. The suit also maintains that supervisors at Lanesboro failed to take action when victims asked to be separated from their attackers or transferred to other prisons.

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  6. Inmates: Officers at Lanesboro helped gang members wage attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Five former inmates at Lanesboro Correctional Institution have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that officers at the Anson County prison repeatedly helped gang-affiliated inmates get weapons and wage attacks. The suit also maintains that supervisors at Lanesboro failed to take action when victims asked to be separated from their attackers or transferred to other prisons.

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