Corrections officer stabbed by inmate

Posted at: 06/19/2013 3:48 PM
Updated at: 06/20/2013 3:48 PM
By: WNYT Staff

COMSTOCK - A corrections officer at the Great Meadow Correctional Facility is recovering after being stabbed by an inmate.

NewsChannel 13 has been told he suffered puncture wounds to his head and stomach and is now recovering at home.

Officials say the inmate attacked the guard with a home made knife while being escorted to breakfast.

The inmate is serving a life sentence for second degree murder.

Now he may also be charged with attempted murder.