S.C. inmate dies in stabbing

Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 2:18 PM
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An inmate at maximum-security McCormick Correctional Institution was assaulted this morning and died of apparent stab wounds, according to a news release from the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

Lamont Perry, 26, was attacked by another inmate about 7:30 a.m. inside a dormitory at the prison in McCormick County, department spokesman Josh Gelinas said in an e-mail release. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

The Department of Corrections and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are investigating the attack.

Perry started serving a 15-year sentence for second-degree criminal sexual conduct in 2005. He was sentenced in Dorchester County.

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HollyHoly
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HollyHoly 01/02/10 - 03:42 pm
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Gee, what a surprise there..

Gee, what a surprise there..

corgimom
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corgimom 01/02/10 - 03:55 pm
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Don't bother investigating.

Don't bother investigating. Good riddance to bad rubbish. And now his friends and family will come on here telling us how we are judgmental.

ionlyknow
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ionlyknow 01/02/10 - 04:04 pm
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Once again no loss on this

Once again no loss on this death either

alycias
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alycias 01/02/10 - 05:16 pm
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You people on here are

You people on here are unbelieveably cruel--many of you! First of all, that man was "accused" and yes, convicted of the sexual misconduct. Remember everyone in jail and prison is NOT necessarily guilty! Perhaps the lady in this incident was an old girlfriend who was trying to get back at him by lieing. We do not know all the details. ( unless you are a member of his family). That man could be YOUR son or YOUR relative!!! How would you feel THEN??? Would you be saying "good riddance to bad rubbish" then? Even if he did do the "sexual misconduct" ( they are not saying rape), he may have repented to God AND asked for forgiveness from the lady and maybe even to her family. He may have become a changed man after what he did! She also may have been a prostitute or close to it, we do not know. You have not been given this info in this article! And NO I am not a member of his family. I do NOT know the person. But I DO KNOW that whatever way you judge others in life, GOD will use that same kind of judgement on YOU. Jesus said to FORGIVE 70 x 7 times.

nofrills
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nofrills 01/02/10 - 05:29 pm
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I may be happy I dont have to

I may be happy I dont have to pay for him any more but I can not be happy wiith inmates getting killed. Think about their familes who did nothing but will have to deal with this.

corgimom
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corgimom 01/02/10 - 05:46 pm
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What did I tell you? Sexual

What did I tell you? Sexual misconduct second degree involves aggrevated coercion, and it is also used to pleabargain down from 1st degree. He got a 15 year sentence- that's pretty serious. Alycias, I repeat- good riddance to bad rubbish. And I guess by your twisted logic, it's ok to engage in sexual misconduct as long as the woman is a prostitute- because she "deserves" it, right? I don't need to forgive. And I bet his victim doesn't forgive him, either. If you want to defend a violent criminal, go ahead. Not me. "SECTION 16-3-653. Criminal sexual conduct in the second degree.

(1) A person is guilty of criminal sexual conduct in the second degree if the actor uses aggravated coercion to accomplish sexual battery.

(2) Criminal sexual conduct in the second degree is a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than twenty years according to the discretion of the court."

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corgimom 01/02/10 - 05:51 pm
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My relatives are normal

My relatives are normal people and do not commit sex offenses. I would still love them, but yes, by all means, they should be put in prison, and yes, good riddance to bad rubbish. There is no place in my life,ever, for anyone that is a violent sex offender, no matter who they are.

alycias
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alycias 01/02/10 - 06:12 pm
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Yes, if what you 2 are

Yes, if what you 2 are saying, he did deserve to be in prison, IF he actually did do that! I am not saying its OK to do sexual misconduct. Of course not. Its not OK to be a prostitute either. I have watched a lot of court TV and some of those people never even did what they were accused of. Most likely this man DID do it. But he still could have repented and asked forgiveness and become a changed man. I know of a man --used to know his family, who did kill a man, was on drugs when he did it...is still in prison for what he did of course, but that man is a changed man, came to Christ, and has brought others to Christ too. People CAN change sometimes. I am just saying that we need to be forgiving and understanding and caring. I don't think death is the worst punishment, sometimes its staying in jail and confronting everyone who was involved in the crime, and confronting all the criticism or publicity that surrounds it. Look at Casey Anthony. I think death would have been better for her than what she is going through. She deserves to be where she is! Its a shame that the family of both these people have to suffer like they are. THEY did not deserve what happened.

alycias
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alycias 01/02/10 - 06:15 pm
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corgimom: Lets see if you say

corgimom: Lets see if you say "I don't need to forgive" on your dieing day. You MAY be ready then to sing a new tune lady!

alycias
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alycias 01/02/10 - 06:25 pm
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I do not believe in defending

I do not believe in defending ANY criminal, if they DID what they have been accused of. And this man more than likely did do it. Remember too that their lawyers had to defend them, or they would not have been hired to do so. BUT I DO believe in forgiveness IF that person is repentant and sorry for his actions. Hey, we just celebrated Christmas, remember? That was celebrating the birth of Jesus Who was the GREATest Forgiver Who ever lived. But maybe YOU did not celebrate that holiday??

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411Citizen 01/02/10 - 06:44 pm
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you both are freakin

you both are freakin ridiculous

211lover
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211lover 01/02/10 - 06:56 pm
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The guy is dead, knock it off
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The guy is dead, knock it off already! So WHAT!

corgimom
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corgimom 01/02/10 - 07:31 pm
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"I am just saying that we

"I am just saying that we need to be forgiving and understanding and caring." No, I don't need to be. You want to be, fine. Not me.

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mieshel 01/02/10 - 08:24 pm
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some people are sooo

some people are sooo judgemental! wow...

corgimom
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corgimom 01/02/10 - 09:42 pm
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When it comes to criminals,

When it comes to criminals, sure am. Works well for me.

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tnjsw 01/02/10 - 10:01 pm
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How do you know it was an

How do you know it was an adult he attacked? Could have been a child. You are the one being judgemental, Alycias. Yes, everyone in prison is not guilty. Just ask them.

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FallingLeaves 01/02/10 - 10:32 pm
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tnjsw, I'm with Alycias on

tnjsw, I'm with Alycias on this one. Our system is not perfect; there ARE people in prison who are not guilty of the crime they have been convicted for. Consider all the people that are being released because DNA evidence has exonerated them. Sometimes the system doesn't work properly. Sometimes people plead guilty when they are not guilty. That is a tragic fact. God help anyone here who finds themselves in that position after applauding the misfortunes of others. At least, anyone with a conscience....

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TakeAstand 01/02/10 - 11:03 pm
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Even if someone did deserve

Even if someone did deserve the death penalty, its not up to another inmate to decide that or carry it out. I hope the inmate is charged appropriately if it was anything other than self defense. Maybe Perry was the attcker, maybe not. That info would be good too.

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APiratesLife4Me 01/02/10 - 11:29 pm
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Gotta say........I'm with

Gotta say........I'm with Corgimom all the way on this one.

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