Wisconsin Vows Changes After Death in Supermax

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http://www.jsonline.com/news/metro/may03/140055.asp Donnie Powe, 43, was the first inmate to die at Wisconsin's "Supermax" prison. The Milwaukee Journal Sentintel reports that he spent the last 21 hours of his life alone in a cell after telling a nurse he was too weak to walk, dizzy and nauseated. His condition was monitored largely by medically untrained guards who peered through the window of the cell door. By the time the guards opened the door about 11:30 a.m. March . . .

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