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Pa. inmates making

own beds – building, that is

NESQUEHONING, Pa. (AP) — Inmates at a northeastern Pennsylvania prison are going to make their own beds. But it’s probably not what you think.

Carbon County Correctional Facility’s warden, Joseph Gross, said Wednesday at a prison board hearing that he looked into purchasing an additional 18 bunk beds. At $700 each, that’s well over $10,000.

The (Lehighton) Times News says (http://bit.ly/YA8nzt) the warden found out that for around $3,400 they could buy the raw materials and make their own bunk beds because an inmate assigned to work...



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