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Inmate assaulted at Tecumseh State Prison
04/05/2021

Tecumseh State Prison

(KLZA)-- A Tecumseh State Correctional Institution inmate was hospitalized Saturday morning for injuries resulting from an assault by two other inmates.

According to a release from the Nebraska Department of Corrections the assault occurred shortly after 11.  The injured inmate received cuts and puncture wounds to his harms and torso. 

Two homemade weapons were recovered by staff members.  

Findings from an investigation into the incident will be provided to the Johnson County Attorney for determination of criminal prosecution.

The victim suffered what were described as serious injuries.  

The prison was placed on modified operations allowing more closely controlled movement of inmates within the facility due to safety and security needs.  

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