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Corrections Officer Stabbed

Corrections Officer Stabbed

An inmate at Green Meadows in Washington County is accused of stabbing a correction officer twice yesterday.  The inmate, who has not been identified, is said to be serving a life sentence on a murder conviction.  A report from the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association claims the inmate handcrafted a "pick" and stabbed the guard in the head and lower torso.  The corrections officer required a trip to the emergency room, but survived.  Attempted murder charges are expected for the inmate.

 

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