Karen White

The HM Prison Service in the United Kingdom has ended the controversial policy of housing male-to-female (MtF) transgenders in all-female prisons.

The new policy calls for MtF prisoners to be housed in separate wings over concerns for the safety of genetic female prisoners.

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Morris Garner

Morris Garner, the male-to-transgender street practitioner who was convicted in a fatal butt injections procedure, was found dead in prison on Sunday, the Mississippi Department of Corrections confirms.

Garner, 58, was found unresponsive in his prison cell on Sunday morning. He was transported to a Mississippi hospital where he was pronounced dead after serving 3.5 years of his life sentence.

Garner, who also went by the name Tracy Lynn Garner, was convicted in the death of Karima Gordon, or Atlanta, in 2012.

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Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez apparently left a message when he took his own life in his cell at a maximum security prison in Shirley, Massachusetts early Wednesday.

According to CBS Boston affiliate WBZ, Hernandez, 27, scrawled a bible verse on his forehead in his own blood.

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Update II: Kelly Gissendar, 47, was put to death early Wednesday at the Georgia Diagnostic Prison in Jackson. Gissendaner became the first female convict executed in Georgia in 70 years.

She died by lethal injection at 12:21 a.m. Wednesday after exhausting all of her appeals at the state and federal levels. The Supreme Court denied Gissendaner's final appeal at 11:30 p.m. ET.

Gissendaner's three grown children were offered the option of saying their good-byes to their mother at the prison, but they opted to go before the clemency board on Tuesday to plead for her life instead.

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Derrick Williams sentenced to life for killing wife

Finesse Dawson died a brutal death at the hands of the man who vowed to love and protect her forever. Derrick McLaurence Williams, 32, was convicted of beating and strangling Dawson on Dec. 5, 2012.

He was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Friday, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.

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