Cumberland Times-News

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February 28, 2013

Inmate suffered puncture wounds - 03/01

CRESAPTOWN — An inmate of the Western Correctional Institution who was the victim of an apparent assault Wednesday suffered several puncture wounds, according to the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

The inmate was found injured in his cell and had apparently been struck with “some sort of weapon” before he was taken to the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, according to the DPSCS.

No information was available Thursday concerning the inmate’s condition.

The Internal Investigation Unit of the DPSCS continues to investigate the incident with assistance of WCI staff.

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