Wildwood inmate injured in assault

  • Wednesday, February 10, 2016 4:23pm
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Update, 4 p.m.:

Alaska State Troopers Public Information Officer Megan Peters wrote in an email that troopers were notified of an assault involving two inmates at Wildwood Correctional Center by a corrections sergeant from center, and that there is no additional information to release at this point..

Original story:

One inmate is being treated for life-threatening injuries after a reported assault occurred at Wildwood Correctional Center in Kenai.

Soldotna troopers got a call from a Wildwood staff member that an assault had occurred involving two inmates at around 3:50 p.m. Tuesday, according to an Alaska State Troopers online dispatch.

One of the inmates was taken to Central Peninsula Hospital and then flown to Anchorage “for his life-threatening injuries,” troopers wrote in the dispatch.

The Soldotna unit of the Alaska Bureau of Investigation is still looking into the case, according to the dispatch.

– Staff Report

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