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Brazilian Officials Say 42 Inmates Found Dead at 3 Prisons

Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil's northern Amazonas state Monday, authorities reported, a day after 15 died during fighting among prisoners at a fourth prison in the same city. The Amazonas state prison agency said all 42 prisoners found dead in Manaus on Monday showed signs of asphyxia. The killings across the city's prisons recalled early 2017 when more than 120 inmates died at the hands of other prisoners during riots over...

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