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Marion Penitentiary on lock-down after inmate fight

MARION, IL (KFVS) -

The United States Penitentiary at Marion, Illinois is on lock-down while officials investigate a fight between several inmates in the recreation yard.

In a press release, a penitentiary spokesperson said about a dozen inmates were injured in the afternoon brawl, but no guards were hurt.

Prison staff responded and the fight was stopped.

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