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News Roundup #2: Arizona Prisons

ASPC LewisFor news related to the Arizona Department of Corrections, prisoner death notices, and press releases, a good first step is the ADC website itself.  But as always, we recommend looking for alternate versions of the same news items.

January 24: Inmate Allegedly Assaults Lewis Prison Employee, Sparks Lockdown, Buckeye, AZ ( – The Arizona State Prison Complex-Lewis in Buckeye was on lockdown Friday morning after an inmate reportedly assaulted an employee(more)

February 2: Prison Inmate Dead After Scuffle With Another Inmate, Florence, AZ (ABC15) – Officials with the Arizona Department of Corrections said 25-year-old Marcelo Gonzalez died at the Arizona State Prison Complex in Florence, Arizona… (more)

February 20: Eight Inmates Injured During Fight at Buckeye Prison, Buckeye, AZ ( – Emergency crews responded to a large fight at the Arizona state prison near Buckeye late Thursday afternoon, according to an Arizona Department of Corrections spokesman… (more)

March 18: AZ Inmate’s Death Called Apparent Homicide, Buckeye, AZ (CBS5) – An Arizona prison inmate’s death is being called an apparent homicide after he was attacked by several other inmates… (more)

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