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Suspicious Death Of Inmate At State Prison Probed

Maryland’s prison agency says state police are investigating the death of an inmate at the maximum-security Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland as a possible homicide.

07/29/2015

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Cellmate Indicted In 2014 Asphyxiation Of Md. Inmate

A state prison inmate is charged with first-degree murder in the asphyxiation last year of his cellmate at the maximum-security Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland.

04/13/2015

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Western Md. Prison Bars Visitors During Security Check

Maryland’s prison agency says it’s barring visitors from the maximum-security Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland while authorities check on an undisclosed security issue.

04/01/2015

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Maryland State Police Investigate Inmate’s Death

Maryland State Police and officials from the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services are investigating an inmate’s death.

09/14/2013

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Prisoners At WCI Pledge Nonviolence

Although a new seminary program will officially start at the Western Correctional Institution in Cresaptown later this year, the Pilgrim Theological Seminary School actually got underway in April and it appears to be well received, leading some prisoners to pledge to “do no harm” to anyone at the prison.

08/25/2013

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Teenage Inmate Dies After Prison Assault

Officials at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center say an inmate has died after being found in his cell with head and facial injuries.

11/29/2012

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Md. Inmate Guilty Of Murdering Cellmate

A Maryland state prison inmate faces 20 more years of incarceration after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the beating and asphyxiation of his cellmate at the Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland.

01/12/2012

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Teens Charged With Passing Drugs To Md. Inmate

Maryland State Police say two teens tried to pass suspected marijuana to an inmate during a visit to the Western Correctional Institution.

12/19/2011

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WCI Inmate Stabbed; Homemade Weapons Found

Corrections officials say an inmate at the Western Correctional Institution in Cresaptown has been stabbed.

10/07/2011

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Police Investigate Murder Inside WCI

Maryland State Police are investigating a murder inside a state correctional facility.

09/24/2011

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Inmate At Western Md. Prison Slain

Maryland State police say an inmate has been slain at the Western Correctional Institution, and a suspect is being held.

09/23/2011

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Inmate Gets Third Life Term For Killing Cellmate

A state prison inmate has been sentenced to a third consecutive life term for the first-degree murder of his cellmate.

07/27/2011

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