Federal Lawsuits Multiply in Wake of Inmate Fatalities at Waupun Correctional Institution

Waupun, WI — Legal action has been initiated following the deaths of at least four inmates at Waupun Correctional Institution, a development that has sparked significant concern and raised questions about the conditions within the state-run facility. Family members and representatives of the deceased have brought multiple federal lawsuits against the prison, alleging negligence and … Read more

Correctional Institution Warden Among Nine Arrested After Deaths in Waupun

Waupun, Wisconsin – A significant arrest of the warden and eight other individuals at the Waupun Correctional Institution has taken place following an extensive investigation. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office conducted a press conference to address the investigation into four deaths that occurred at the institution, leading to the arrests of nine individuals, including Warden … Read more

Inmate Abuse Charges Filed Against Warden and Staff at Waupun Correctional Institution

MADISON, Wis. – The Waupun Correctional Institution in Wisconsin has come under scrutiny as authorities announce charges against its warden, Randall Hepp, and eight staff members. Allegations of misconduct in public office against Hepp and felony inmate abuse charges against the other staff members have surfaced following investigations into multiple inmate deaths at the facility. … Read more

Escapee Danelo Souza Cavalcante Caught After Prison Break from Pennsylvania Institution

POCOPSON TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania – On August 31, 2023, convicted murderer Danelo Souza Cavalcante managed to escape from Chester County Prison, sparking a massive manhunt. Cavalcante was serving time for the first-degree murder of his ex-girlfriend, Deborah Brandão, in April 2021. He was captured two weeks later on the morning of September 13, but during his … Read more