JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - An inmate is scheduled to plead guilty Tuesday to participating in a deadly prison riot in Mississippi.
One guard was killed and 20 people were injured in the May 20 riot at the privately-run Adams County Correctional Facility in Natchez, which holds illegal immigrants convicted of crimes in the U.S.
Yoany Oriel Serrano-Bejarano was indicted in October. A change of plea hearing is scheduled to take place Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Natchez.
A complaint filed by an FBI agent says he assaulted a guard and helped other inmates climb onto the roof of a building where correction officer Catlin Carithers was beaten to death.
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