Wave of deadly violence sweeps Ga. state prisons


By CARLOS CAMPOS
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
 
ATLANTA, Ga. - A rash of violence swept through the Georgia prison system in March, including three slayings and a bloody scuffle between guards and a handcuffed, mentally ill inmate at Phillips State Prison that left him hospitalized with serious injuries.

The injuries to inmate Bryan T. Graham, and a prison guard he assaulted, were among several incidents that occurred in March including:

* The slayings of inmates Douglas Wren at Coastal State Prison on March 4, Robert Hollis at Georgia State Prison on March 11 and Paul Phillips at Calhoun State Prison on March 27. A second inmate was wounded in the attack at Calhoun.

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