CRIME: Florida Sweat box

On the afternoon of June 3, Arthur Maillefert, 22. of Westfield. N. J., serving nine years for stealing $30. was found strangled to death in the "sweatbox" of Duval County's Sunbeam prison camp. A sweatbox is a windowless outdoor solitary confinement cell little bigger than a coffin. According to Florida law it should be 3 ft. broad. There should be ventilation. Arthur Maillefert. called "Jersey" by his prison mates, had passed the previous evening in the sweatbox naked and inside a barrel out of which he tried to gnaw. He had also used...

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