By Prison Legal News

On September 26, 2013, Boyd Wallace Higginbotham, Jr. was sentenced to life in prison for the May 2008 stabbing death of fellow prisoner Steven Pritchard in the mess hall at FCC Coleman in Sumter County, Florida.  A federal jury found Higginbotham guilty of first-degree murder.  The federal prisoners had been involved in an argument that escalated over several days until Higginbotham grabbed Pritchard around the neck and repeatedly stabbed him.

About Christopher Zoukis, MBA

Christopher Zoukis, MBA, is the Managing Director of the Zoukis Consulting Group, a federal prison consultancy that assists attorneys, federal criminal defendants, and federal prisoners with prison preparation, in-prison matters, and reentry. His books include Directory of Federal Prisons (Middle Street Publishing, 2020), Federal Prison Handbook (Middle Street Publishing, 2017), Prison Education Guide (PLN Publishing, 2016), and College for Convicts: The Case for Higher Education in American Prisons (McFarland & Company, 2014).

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