Meridian Star

Local News

December 18, 2012

Prison inmate stabbed

MERIDIAN —     Authorities with the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department said Monday they were notified by the staff at East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Lost Gap of a stabbing incident.

    Sheriff Billy Sollie said the inmate that was stabbed multiple times was transported to a Meridian emergency room for treatment. Sollie said an inmate is being held in the case, in which the investigation is ongoing. Sollie did not release the name of the suspect. Sollie said the incident occurred at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the common area of the prison.

    "Our investigators and the EMCF staff are still looking into this incident to ensure they have everyone accounted for who was involved in this incident," said Sollie.

    Sollie said the injuries to the inmate were non-life threatening.

    Sollie said the information gathered during the investigation would be turned over to the Lauderdale County grand jury for consideration.

1
Text Only
Local News
Facebook
Helium debate
Helium
Twitter Updates
AP Video
Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Raw: Bulgarian Monastery Dyes 5000 Easter Eggs Diplomats Reach Deal to Ease Tensions in Ukraine U.S. Sending Nonlethal Aid to Ukraine Military Holder: Americans Stand With KC Mourners Obama Greets Wounded Warriors Malaysia Plane: Ocean Floor Images 'Very Clear' Sparks Fly With Derulo and Jordin on New Album Franco Leads Star-studded Broadway Cast Raw: Two Lucky Kids Get Ride in Popemobile Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide