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Man Serving Life In Elderly Neighbor’s Murder Dies In Prison

A Washington County man serving a life sentence for murdering his elderly neighbor has died in prison.

06/25/2014

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Greene County Inmate Found Dead

Several agencies are investigating after an inmate was found dead in his prison cell in Waynesburg.

01/13/2014

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Inmate’s Death Under Investigation At SCI Greene

Police are investigating after a prison inmate was murdered Friday.

01/11/2014

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Inmate Found Unresponsive At SCI Pittsburgh

An inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Pittsburgh is hospitalized after he was found unresponsive in his cell.

07/25/2013

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SCI Greensburg Employees Future Uncertain Due To Likely Closure

For hundreds of local families, the New Year is beginning with the fear of what’s to come. Four-hundred employees of the State Prison in Greensburg have been told the prison is closing. And some aren’t buying the state’s promise that they’ll be taken care of.

01/15/2013

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Inmate’s Mother Devastated By Possibility Of State Prison Closures

State officials broke the news earlier this week about wanting to close two local prisons, the Greensburg State Prison in Westmoreland County and Cresson State Prison in Cambria County. The closures would mean that most inmates would be relocated miles away to other facilities.

01/11/2013

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