Lakeland Correctional Facility

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Lakeland Correctional Facility
Location141 1st Street
Coldwater, Michigan
Statusopen
Security classmedium
Capacity1466
Opened1985
Managed byMichigan Department of Corrections

The Lakeland Correctional Facility is a state prison for men located in Coldwater, Branch County, Michigan, owned and operated by the Michigan Department of Corrections.[1]

The facility was opened in 1985 and has a working capacity of 1500 prisoners held at a medium security level.

Notable detainees[edit]

  • Lawrence DeLisle - convicted of the Murder of the DeLisle children
  • Jerald Leroy Wingeart - murderer of Dawn Magyar, at the time of conviction in November 2001, the longest unsolved murder case in the history of Michigan at 28 years.[2]
  • Larry Ranes - serial killer who was sentenced to life without parole.[3][4][5][6]
  • Lowell Amos - convicted murderer and suspected serial killer, died in prison in 2022.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lakeland Correctional Facility". Michigan Department of Corrections. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Offender Tracking Information System (OTIS) - Offender Profile".
  3. ^ "Suspect in Kalamazoo Co crime spree is related to convicted serial killers". 26 January 2017.
  4. ^ "The senseless murder of Charlie Sizemore".
  5. ^ "Local Serial Killer/Rapist to be Released from Prison".
  6. ^ "Source: Crime spree suspect also set fire in Cooper TWP". 25 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Convicted murderer Ed Amos dies in Michigan prison". sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2022-03-03.

Coordinates: 41°57′54″N 84°59′44″W / 41.964963°N 84.995663°W / 41.964963; -84.995663