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Inmate Sentenced to Die

<i> Reuters</i>

A ringleader of a 1993 Ohio prison riot in which 10 people died was sentenced to death Tuesday. George Skatzes was sentenced by a Montgomery County Circuit Court in the slaying of two fellow inmates, and to 30 years to life for his involvement in the death of a guard.

Nine inmates and one guard died during the 11-day siege at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility at Lucasville.


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