Hamilton County Sheriff's Office investigating Tuesday night stabbing at Silverdale Detention Center

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office investigating Tuesday night stabbing at Silverdale Detention Center

April 23rd, 2019 by Staff Report in Breaking News

This story was updated Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at 2:19 p.m. with more information and to change the day of the week from Monday to Tuesday.

UPDATE: The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office continues its investigation of a stabbing that happened Tuesday night at the Silverdale Correctional Facility.

Two inmates were taken to a local hospital and one inmate was treated onsite by CoreCivic personnel with what appeared to be puncture marks made by a weapon resembling a shank. 

The two inmates that were taken to the hospital had non-life-threatening injuries and were taken back to the correctional facility.

This incident remains under investigation and the names of the inmates are not being released because of security reasons.

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ORIGINAL: The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a reported stabbing at Silverdale Detention Center, according to a news release.

Two inmates were taken to a local hospital Tuesday night. Their conditions remain unknown.

A third inmate was treated onsite for what seem to be puncture wounds made by a weapon resembling a shank, the release states. 

Stay with the Times Free Press for updates.


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