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Md. inmate stabbed, 2 suspected

Correction officials say an inmate was stabbed at the Western Correctional Institution in Cresaptown.

It happened Monday about 8 p.m. in a recreation hall in one of the housing units.

The 32-year-old inmate was treated at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center for wounds to his arms, back and shoulders.

He was returned to WCI early Tuesday.

A spokesman for the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services says two suspects have been identified but not charged.

He said no motive has been determined for the incident.

-- Cumberland (Md.) Times-News

By Washington Post Editors  | October 14, 2010; 7:53 AM ET
Categories:  Maryland, Prison Beat  
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