Inmate in critical condition following assault

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 9/29/2012 1:36 am
An inmate is in critical condition after an assault at the Wheeler State Jail in Plainview.

Prison System Spokesman Jason Clark said the man hospitalized in Lubbock has a brain injury and a fractured nose.

"An investigation was initiated by the office of inspector general," Clark said. "And it appears that the 47-year-old Hispanic offender was assaulted by two other offenders in the dorm area."

Clark said the suspects are being held in pre-trial detention as the investigation continues. He said there is no indication at this time that staff violated any prison policies.  
Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Lubbock Weather
76°
Partly Cloudy

Wind: SSW 14 mph
Feels Like: 76°
High: 100°
Low: 74°

Local News Video
Local News
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.