Inmate Assaulted At MCTC Near Hagerstown

He was taken to an area hospital.


Hagerstown, Md (KM) An investigation is underway into an assault Wednesday night at the Maryland Correctional Training Center in Hagerstown

State Police say troopers were dispatched to the facility after an inmate was found on the floor during a work detail on a housing tier. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital. The nature of his injuries was not disclosed.

His name is not being released pending notification of his family, investigators say.

The State Police Homicide Unit is conducting the investigation with assistance from the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.


By Kevin McManus