Four inmates killed - two beheaded - in Brazil jail riot

August 25, 2014 6:57 AM

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Four inmates killed - two beheaded - in Brazil jail riot

BRASILIA: Inmates rioting for better facilities in a Brazilian jail killed four fellow prisoners, decapitating two of them, and took two guards hostage, officials said Sunday.

Negotiations to resolve the standoff were to resume Monday, with 60 percent of the jail still under inmate control overnight, said Elson Faxina, a state judicial spokesman.

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