eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new
NOW LIVE: Eyewitness News

Local

Stabbing In Northeast Philadelphia Prison Leaves 1 Inmate Dead

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A stabbing incident at the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility along State Road in Northeast Philadelphia left one inmate dead and three others hospitalized.

Authorities say the incident happened around 10 p.m. Tuesday night in the “C” building.

A 42-year-old inmate, who was stabbed in the chest, was pronounced dead at Aria-Torresdale Hospital.

Two 24-year-old inmates were stabbed in the back and stomach and a 28-year-old inmate was stabbed in the back. All three are reportedly in stable condition.

Police and prison officials are investigating the situation. It is unclear where the weapons came from and who was responsible for the stabbings. The names of those involved have not been released.

Inspector Scott Small says the entire incident remains under investigation. The area where the incident happened had been the focus of a narcotics shakedown.

Reported by Al Novack, KYW Newsradio

Top Content On CBSPhilly

View Comments
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 32,017 other followers