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Officials: Inmate held cellmate hostage, charges pending

Officials: Inmate held cellmate hostage, charges pending
Officials: Inmate held cellmate hostage, charges pending((Source: WIS))
Published: Oct. 16, 2021 at 5:02 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - An inmate at the Broad River Correctional Institution held his cellmate hostage on Saturday.

Officials with the SC Dept. of Corrections tweeted that the situation was resolved peacefully after officers intervened and no one was injured and no other inmates were involved.

A cellphone and a homemade knife were confiscated during the incident, according to officials.

SCDC police are investigating and charges are pending.

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