An inmate of the Denver Sheriff Department assaulted a fellow inmate Friday morning while waiting to make an appearance at the Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse.
Few details of the attack have been made available because the Denver Police Department is investigating the incident.
The inmates were in a holding area at the courthouse when the assault happened around 10:15 a.m., said Christine Downs, a Denver police spokeswoman. The inmate who was attacked suffered serious bodily injuries, she said.
The inmates’ names have not been released.
Daelene Mix, a spokeswoman for the Department of Public Safety, referred all questions about the assault to the police department, citing the pending investigation.
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Source:: The Denver Post – News