COLUMBIA, S.C. — An inmate is dead after being stabbed to death at Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville.
According to a press release sent out by the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC), 41-year-old Marco Siara Sanders was transported to a local hospital, after being stabbed during a fight with other inmates.
Two other inmates were transported with non-life-threatening injuries.
A fourth inmate was treated for minor wounds at the institution.
The SCDC Office of Investigations and Intelligence and S.C. Law Enforcement Division are investigating the death as a homicide. An autopsy will be performed.