Inmate stabbed at Tabor Correctional Institution

Inmate stabbed at Tabor Correctional Institution
(Source: Raycom Media)

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) - An inmate was stabbed by another inmate Tuesday morning at Tabor Correctional Institution.

NC Department of Public Safety spokesperson Sonja Bennett-Bellamy said the inmate who was stabbed around 9 a.m. Tuesday was taken to the hospital and has since been returned to the facility after being treated.

Bennett-Bellamy said an internal investigation into the incident is underway and depending on those findings, local law enforcement could be called in to handle possible criminal charges.

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