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Death row inmates file lawsuit against Angola alleging inhumane conditions

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ANGOLA, LA (WAFB) -

Three Louisiana death row inmates claim Angola Prison officials violated their constitutional rights in a new federal lawsuit.

The inmates claim they face inhumane isolation for more than 23 hours per day in cells the size of your average home bathroom. The lawsuit states the prison conditions impact the physical and mental health of inmates.

A spokesperson for the state Department of Corrections says the agency can't comment on a pending legal case.

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