Logan said he just finished identifying all the dead Monday and is working to notify relatives.
A police vehicle sits outside the Lee Correctional Institution on April 16, 2018, in Bishopville, S.C.
Twelve inmates were killed by other prisoners in SC in 2017, according to public documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request filed by Steve Bailey, who writes columns for The Post and Courier of Charleston.
Deadly prison riots have been relatively rare in the United States, despite some notable exceptions.
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The fight started Sunday night at 7:15 p.m. ET and wasn't contained until 2:55 a.m. ET Monday morning, a prison spokesman added.
The SCDC says no staff members or officers were injured. Some local media reported the local coroner had been called.
Lee Correctional Institution is one of South Carolina's highest-security prisons, which means the inmates are generally tightly monitored and their movements inside the facility are limited. In recent years, there have been several large insurrections, including one in which an inmate overpowered a guard and used his keys to free others from their cells.
The prison houses about 1,600 male inmates, the majority of them in general housing rather than more restricted housing, according to state records.