According to the article, more than 100 prisoners have escaped. Amnesty International previously cited the prison for widespread abuses.
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The investigation into alleged excessive use of force and abuse at a FL prison continues. From the article: “A total of eleven correctional employees at north Florida’s Union Correctional Institution have been suspended in an ongoing investigation into the possible use of excessive force. One of the inmates who was allegedly abused, died while in custody at the prison.” In addition to the officers, the FL prison system has also suspended an Assistant Warden and transferred out the Warden.
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