Two inmates are dead following a prison riot at Tecumseh State Correctional Institution in Nebraska on Thursday. It was reported that prisoners revolted and started a fire in the courtyard that lead to part of a housing unit. An unspecified number of inmates suffered injuries while no prison staff were injured in the incident. Prison officials stated that the episode was handled swiftly and effectively. The deaths of the two inmates are being defined as murder at this time. The names of the deceased have not yet been released. This was the second incident of rioting resulting in inmate deaths and property damage within the past two years at this prison.