Inmate dies after being stabbed by another offender at NC prison


HOOKERTON, N.C. (WNCN) – An inmate died after being attacked by another offender during an altercation at a prison in Greene County, according to a news release.

Charles Rogers, 75, was stabbed with a homemade weapon Thursday at about 4:37 p.m. at the Maury Correctional Institution.

Facility medical personnel performed life-saving procedures on the scene.

Rogers was pronounced dead at 4:36 p.m., the release said.

Law enforcement is investigating the incident.

No further information was released.

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