Lieber inmate killed in fight with cellmate

Lieber inmate killed in fight with cellmate
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DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - An inmate at the Lieber Correctional Facility has died after a fight with his cellmate, officials say.

Ryan Mansfield, 24, passed away around 1:50 a.m. Thursday morning, Stephanie Givens, Communication Director for the S.C. Department of Corrections says.

Givens says he was involved in an altercation with Michael Brice, 34.

One wing of cooper dorm where the incident occurred remains on lockdown while the Office of the Inspector General investigates.

The rest of the institution is following normal operating procedures, Givens says.

The maximum-security facility houses more than 1,200 inmates.

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