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Stabbing incident at WCI

September 12th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

The Cumberland Times News reports an inmate at Western Correctional Institution suffered non-life threatening stab wounds after being assaulted by two other inmates at about 8 p.m. on Monday. The 34-year-old inmate, serving a 15-year sentence for rape, received multiple stab wounds to the head and abdomen from a homemade weapon recovered by officers, Gerard Shields, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said. Two suspects were identified and apprehended in the recreation yard incident. The injured inmate was taken to Western Correctional Medical Center. Investigation into the incident is continuing, Shields said.

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