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Bayport prison inmates Craig Michael Friend, Gonzalo Hernandez, Andrew Lechuga Salinas, and David Arthur Spaeth have been disciplined for their roles in digging a 25-foot tunnel beneath the prison that was discovered in February, 2008. An unnamed prison employee received a reprimand for negligence. (Minnesota Department of Corrections photos)

Four inmates, one employee disciplined at close of Bayport prison tunnel investigation

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Four inmates and one employee at the Bayport prison have been disciplined following the close of an investigation into a 25-foot, underground tunnel corrections staff found there in February.


It was the first attempt of its kind in the institution's memory, officials said. No inmates escaped.

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