Southern Illinois prison remains on lockdown

By WEEK Producer

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Southern Illinois prison remains on lockdown

April 7, 2014 Updated Apr 7, 2014 at 5:44 PM CDT

MENARD, Ill. -- Menard prison in southern Illinois remained on lockdown Monday.

The maximum facility lockup was put on lockdown on Friday after weapons and gallons of homemade alcohol were found during a search.

Prison officials said the lockdown will not be lifted until their investigation is concluded.