Authorities: Inmate stabbed to death at SC prison

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on January 8, 2013 at 6:57 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 8 at 6:57 PM

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- The death of an inmate at a South Carolina prison is being investigated as a homicide. 

Marlboro County Coroner Tim Brown says 26-year-old inmate Jamie White was stabbed to death at Evans Correctional Institution in Bennettsville on Sunday night. 

State prison officials say White was serving an 11-year sentence for armed robbery out of Dillon County. He had been at Evans since September. 

The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating the death.
 

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