After a negotiating team failed to gain Enochs' release more than 140 Military Police stormed the wing at 5 a.m. using fire hoses and pepper spray to free the guard and quell the uprising. The MP's freed Enochs and locked prisoners back in their cells in a matter of 40 minutes. Four guards and three prisoners were reported to have suffered minor injuries during the uprising. Enochs remained hospitalized in satisfactory condition.
The prison was locked down for at least three days following the uprising and portions remained on indefinite lockdown. The U.S. Disciplinary Barracks houses military prisoners from all four armed forces that are serving long terms. PLN has reported past uprisings at the prison resulting from bad conditions and harsh treatment.
Source: Seattle Times, Corrections Digest
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