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Newspaper: Log contradicts Kansas prison disturbance account


EL DORADO, Kan. (AP) — An emergency log book suggests that inmates fought during a south-central Kansas prison disturbance that also included a fire and at least one prisoner obtaining a weapon, contradicting a state version that no violence erupted, according to a newspaper report Thursday.

Kansas prison officials had reported that no violence occurred and no weapons were accessed by inmates during the hours-long incident June 29 at the El Dorado Correctional Facility. But The Kansas City Star ( ) reported that a log book it reviewed shows there were two fights invol...

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