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Stabbing In Northeast Philadelphia Prison Leaves 1 Inmate Dead

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

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  • TAE

    Alot of things r being said who knows what happen maybe the person who’s gone brought it on his self n it didn’t turn out the way he thought to me the officers don’t know who did n-e thing their going by people cases which isn’t right people don’t just attack for nothing n yes I feel for his family but i also feel for the ones who r n the middle of this big mess I’m not going to speak names u know who u r i just hope everything goes right on both parties n remember people at the end of the day they all were booked so know ones better then the next one just feel harder than the rest n i feel no one should spend the rest of their life n jail WHAT IF IT WAS U……THINK ABOUT IT PEOPLE MAKE MISTAKES.

  • Carolyn

    Imagine that, NARCOTICS shakedown in a prison!!! Someone isn’t doing there job of screening of what is being brought in to the prison…DAH

  • CF

    R.I.P. brother, uncle, father, brother-in-law, friend and husband. You will forever be in our hearts and memories. Sleep in peace and comfort next to your mother and younger brother.

    Your Family

  • Loc

    I heard that da dude waz gettin gangraped and he pulled a shiv and took care of biznass

  • CC

    Different reports. I hear it was 3 inmates one stabbed in head and corrections officers with minor injuries. Thank you to all the CO’s who keep these low life’s locked up so they aren’t doing these things to people on the street anymore.

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