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Wed., 9:25am: Youngstown prison still on lockdown

August 13, 2014
Tribune Chronicle

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Northeast Ohio Correctional Center remains on lockdown late this morning.

Reports indicate inmates complained of poor food and guard mistreatment. According to one report, inmates began a hunger strike.

Earlier reports indicated inmates started what had been described as a ''riot'' and a ''disturbance.''

The private prison houses approximately 1,500 federal inmates and employs about 400 workers.

 
 
 

 

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