Manaus has 42 inmates dead after 15 killed on Sunday

Federal troops were sent to prison to contain the protest of relatives of the dead prisoners

Federal troops were sent to prison to contain the protest of relatives of the dead prisoners

  |  Sandro Pereira/Reuters

Prisoners were found hanged; in 2017, rebellions left 126 inmates dead in AM, RO, RN

The Amazon government has confirmed that 42 inmates were murdered in four prisons in Manaus on Monday (27). They occur less than 24 hours after another 15 died in Compaj (Anísio Jobim Penitentiary Complex) this Sunday (26).

The deaths occurred at CDPM1 (Provisional Detention Center for Men 1), Ipat (Antônio Trindade Criminal Institute), UPP (Prison Unit of Puraquequara) and Compaj.

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