Marshall Co. prison guard attacked by inmate, hospitalized with head injury

(WMC Action News 5)
Published: Apr. 4, 2019 at 8:01 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 4, 2019 at 8:02 AM CDT
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MARSHALL COUNTY, MS (WMC) - A Marshall County Correctional Facility prison guard was hospitalized after being attacked by an inmate Wednesday around 8 p.m.

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the guard was airlifted to a hospital with head trauma.

Officials said the prisoners also started a fire inside, and the prison is on lockdown.

The guard’s condition is unknown; WMC Action News 5 has reached out for more information on their status and the identity of the inmate who is responsible.

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