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Authorities investigating after lockdown at Lieber prison

Lieber officials patrolling the facility during a lockdown on Friday. Lieber officials patrolling the facility during a lockdown on Friday.
RIDGEVILLE, SC (WCSC) -

Department of Corrections officials say that the Lieber Correctional Institute will remain in lockdown until Monday morning due to an internal investigation.

Authorities say a special investigative unit is looking into the incident. Corrections officials did not say what caused the prison to go into lockdown but did say there was no riot.

The prison is located in Dorchester County near Ridgeville.

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