One Inmate Killed In Yuma Prison Riot

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(Phoenix, AZ)  --  The Arizona Department of Corrections says an inmate was killed during last night's riot at the prison in Yuma.  Thirty-two-year-old Adam Coppa died from injuries he sustained during the disturbance.  Twenty-six other inmates were injured, along with eleven employees.  None of the injuries were life-threatening.  ADC says it's in the process of inspecting and repairing damage, including broken windows, sinks, toilets, fire alarms, locks, and flooding and ceiling damage due to broken water lines.


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