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Shakopee Women’s Prison

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Good Question: How Much Of A Prison Sentence Is Served Behind Bars

In July 2012 a judge sentenced Amy Senser to nearly 41 months for the hit-and-run death of Anousone Phanthavong. Less than two years later, she’s headed to work release. On Thursday, Senser is expected to move from the Shakopee Women’s Prison to either a county jail or halfway house at night and a job during the day. She’s expected to be there for six months before starting parole in October.

04/21/2014

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Shakopee Mayor Calls For Action After Inmate Escapes Women’s Prison

An inmate from the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Shakopee is back in custody after running from the grounds Monday night.

12/03/2013

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Amy Senser Files For Appeal

The woman who was charged with hitting a killing a man on an I-94 ramp is appealing the verdict. Amy Senser is currently serving a 41 month sentence in the Shakopee Women’s Prison.

08/10/2012

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4 Utility Workers Injured Working Near Women’s Prison

Four utility workers were taken to the hospital after being injured while working near the women’s prison in Shakopee.

07/16/2012

Anousone Phanthavong, Amy Senser

Victim’s Brother: Senser’s Remorse ‘Was Real’

Amy Senser is spending her first of many nights in prison for the hit-and-run that killed a man. She learned Monday she’ll spend three years and five months behind bars for killing Anousone Phanthavong last August.

07/09/2012

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Attorney Weighs In On Senser’s Coming Sentencing

On Monday, the wife of a former Vikings player will learn how she’ll be punished for a deadly hit-and-run.

07/05/2012