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4 inmates charged after 2 separate fights at Edmonton Institution

The Edmonton Institution is a maximum security facility for male offenders in northeast Edmonton.
The Edmonton Institution is a maximum security facility for male offenders in northeast Edmonton. File/Global News

Four inmates from the Edmonton Institution have been charged following two separate altercations at the facility in late December.

At around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28, police were called to the maximum-security prison in north Edmonton after receiving a report of an altercation with a weapon. A 49-year-old inmate was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Grant Hoeft, 26, and Lenny Tecomba, 20, were charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon.

Less than two hours later, police were once again called to the Edmonton Institution for an altercation involving a weapon which sent a 30-year-old man to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Bradley Dustyhorn, 22 and Kody Bear, 26, were charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon.

It’s not known if the two incidents are connected.

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