Usually prison "hits" are done at close quarters.
You've scene the movies, haven't you, where one inmate does in another with an improvised knife or a severe beating?
Well, French authorities say an assassin there used a more dramatic script to assassinate a murder suspect inside a French jail who was to be interrogated about a murder case -- a long-range shot from a sniper rifle from a hill near the jail.
You can read the intriguing story in the Times of London here.
-- Lance Murray