Governor McMaster noted that the inmates are violent people and when they're convicted of a crime, they bring that violent attitude with them to prison.
The youngest was 28 years old while the oldest was 44.
Damonte Rivera, 24, serving life for murder.
No officers were injured in the latest fracas at Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, said Jeffrey Taillon, spokesman for the South Carolina Department of Corrections. Officials didn't immediately say what sparked the violence.
He says most of the inmates are affiliated with gangs and several attackers taunted a rival gang member who was hurt.
SC officials have asked the Federal Communications Commission to allow them to block cellphone signals in prisons and have a meeting with the FCC in May to discuss the issue.
The incident is under investigation by the department's police service unit and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.
Stirling was appointed by then-Gov.
Hoots was sentenced out of Yellowstone County in 2014 to 30 years in prison for his fourth or subsequent DUI, state records show.
In a Monday news conference, Stirling defended the state's efforts to increase correctional officers' pay and thanked the legislature and the governor for increasing their funding in recent years. "It's fairly well accepted that most prison violence happens when a correctional officer is not there". Razor wire protects a perimeter of the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, S.C., in this February 9, 2016. Logan said that the majority of the victims were stabbed to death, while others appeared to have been beaten. The names of the deceased were released shortly before noon.
No correction officers were wounded in the incident, authorities reported.
According to the New York Times, for years lawmakers pledged to make South Carolina's prisons safer, especially Lee Correctional, but apparently, those pledges haven't resulted in positive safety changes.
The first melee started around 7:15 p.m. Sunday in a dorm housing about 250 inmates.
The maximum-security facility houses about 1,500 inmates, including some of South Carolina's most violent and longest-serving offenders. An inmate inside watched in dismay as several fellow prisoners, two he knew well, lay dead and dying, their bodies leaving trails of blood leading back inside the prison walls.
Spokespersons for the Denver and Adams 14 school districts told Denver7 Friday they did not expect their teachers to leave school. According to a release, teachers will teach Friday morning and then head to the Capitol for a rally.
Since Oakwood doesn't have a home pool, Rickard and Tompkins usually practice at the Morgan Hill Aquatic Center. Oakwood's swim team members also excel academically and are well-rounded in the endeavors they pursue.
The interview, conducted by George Stephanopoulos, took place in Comey's home in Virginia last Monday, according to Axios . Trump slammed Comey on Friday morning and called him a "proven LEAKER & LIAR" and a "weak and untruthful slime ball".
US President Donald Trump has threatened to kill NAFTA if it is not changed to secure better terms for USA workers and companies. Pence Saturday responded to a reporter's question about if the president overstated the outcome of Syria's mission.
Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull won Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix to claim the sixth victory of his Formula One career. The Red Bull team could not hide their delight, imploring the Australian to now challenge Vettelfor second spot.
The possibility of tornadoes or hail are listed as low, but with the enhanced risk, isolated tornadoes can not be ruled out. That's not all, it's also packing a severe weather threat with numerous tornado and severe t-storm watches in place.
Hynes wasn't ready to discuss whether he'll change starting goaltenders for the next game. "It's going to be very tough for us". The Devils have played well in spurts, overcoming slow starts to keep both games interesting. "The guys care a lot, " he said.
Cuomo campaign spokeswoman Abbey Fashouer on Saturday said Cuomo's "record of progressive accomplishment is unmatched". The Working Families Party said it was pleased to show independence from Cuomo, the Democratic Party's flagbearer.
But it doesn't depend on the United result, it's in our hands, it's up to us to win our games, and we are able to win two games'. City let slip a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 in the Manchester derby on 7 April, when victory would have clinched the title.
Earlier this month, the board of WPP appointed an independent counsel to investigate Sorrell for personal misconduct . Sorrell, 73, will step aside immediately, according to a statement late on Saturday by WPP .
From there, the Bruins content to ride the coattails of one magical player and coast to a 7-3 win in Game 2 of the first round. Gallant: It just turned it into the somber mood like, now we got to go into that dressing room and talk to them.
Mr Buckel was the lead attorney in a case involving Brandon Teena , a transgender man murdered in the U.S. state of Nebraska. Early Saturday morning , people at Prospect Park noticed Buckel's body before first responders arrived on the scene.