Marshall Co. prison guard released from hospital after attack by inmate

(WMC Action News 5)
Updated: Apr. 4, 2019 at 3:27 PM CDT
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MARSHALL COUNTY, MS (WMC) - The Marshall County Correctional Facility prison guard attacked by an inmate Wednesday night has been released from the hospital.

Officials said the officer was assaulted by an inmate in one of the housing units, and the officer was hospitalized at Regional Medical Center in Memphis with a head injury.

The officer was released from the hospital early Thursday morning.

The prison was placed on lockdown Wednesday night and remains on lockdown Thursday.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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