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Charges laid after 2 inmates stabbed at Stony Mountain Institution

RCMP say charges have been laid after two inmates were stabbed at Stony Mountain Institution Sunday.
RCMP say charges have been laid after two inmates were stabbed at Stony Mountain Institution Sunday. Global News

Manitoba RCMP say two inmates suffered significant injuries in stabbings at the Stony Mountain Institution.

Police say a 24-year-old man and a 45-year-old man were hurt on Sunday in separate attacks at the federal prison just north of Winnipeg.

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Two inmates have been charged with attempted murder in the attack on the younger victim.

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Another inmate is charged with attempted murder and three others have been charged with aggravated assault in the attack on the 45-year-old man.

Police say their investigation is ongoing.

People living near Stony Mountain Institution question protocol after 2 inmates escape
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