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Red Onion State Prison (ROSP) is a supermax state prison located in Wise County, Virginia, near Pound. Operated by the Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC), it houses about 800 inmates. The prison opened in August 1998 and was the primary model for Wallens Ridge State Prison in Big Stone Gap. - Source: Wikipedia
A Virginia prisoner who strangled two inmates in the state's highest security prisons and vowed to keep killing unless he was put to death is scheduled to be executed in January.