Lawsuit Claims Prison Ignored Gang Threats to Inmate

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – CoreCivic’s Northeast Ohio Correctional Center and its staff failed to protect an inmate who was severely beaten in his cell, despite previous pleas to officials that he was being threatened by members of an in-house prison gang, claims a civil complaint filed in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court. According to the filing, which seeks to-be-determined monetary damages, William Genco, while he was incarcerated, began receiving threats of violence and extortion from priso

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