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Lawsuit filed over state’s crowded, understaffed correctional facilities 

BY: - August 9, 2023

A federal lawsuit filed this week seeks to require the state of West Virginia to fix overcrowding, understaffing and deferred maintenance at correctional facilities across the state.  The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, lists as plaintiffs Thomas Sheppheard, an inmate at Mt. Olive Correctional […]