Officer Morgan returns from his home-leave after the hostage situation. Helen leaves the prison on a training course and the prisoners plan their biggest escape attempt yet. A prisoner holds all the officers as everyone escapes and Marshall is shot down.
A prisoner is found dead in his cell and his death is regarded as suspicious. A riot follows and virtually destroys the prison, after two 'lifers' were questioned about the death. Helen Hewitt, who is deputy Governor of a female prison, is requested to be