1 dead, 5 injured during fight between inmates - WKRN News 2

1 dead, 5 injured during fight between inmates

Posted: Updated: Sep 2, 2013 8:51 AM CDT
South Central Correctional Facility. Photo courtesy of CCA. South Central Correctional Facility. Photo courtesy of CCA.
CLIFTON, Tenn. -

A fight between more than a dozen inmates turned deadly in Clifton Sunday afternoon.

Around 1 p.m., the South Central Correctional Facility responded to simultaneous inmate fights in the dining hall.

In total, the fights involved 15 inmates.

Five inmates received injuries and were transported off-site to area hospitals.

One inmate died at the facility from injuries received in the brawl.  His name has not been released.

No members of staff were injured during the fight.

The TBI is investigating the incident.

Clifton is located in Wayne County, about two hours southwest of Nashville.

 

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