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Dozens of prisoners fight after drone drops drugs in Ohio prison yard

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MANSFIELD, Ohio (WDRB) -- Ohio authorities are trying to figure out who used a drone to drop drugs in a prison yard last week.

Guards noticed 75 inmates fighting in the prison yard of the Mansfield Correctional Institution north of Columbus.

Officers had to use pepper spray to get the situation under control.

Inmates were strip searched and returned to their cells.

Prison officials later discovered surveillance video showing the drone dropping a package.

The package was eventually found in an equipment room. The delivery included tobacco, marijuana and heroin.

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