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Inmate stabs correctional officer at Maryland prison, officials say

Inmate stabs correctional officer at Maryland prison, officials say

A 17-year veteran correctional officer stabbed Monday by an inmate at the North Branch Correctional Institution in Cumberland remains in serious condition, state officials said.

James Vinci, 50, suffered puncture wounds to the upper body and neck and was flown to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, according to a hospital spokeswoman and the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

The inmate was identified as Travis Terry, 34, and a weapon was recovered, according to correctional officials.

Terry was serving a life sentence plus 45 years for first-degree murder in the death of longtime friend Edwin Lee Potillo and wounding Potillo's girlfriend in a Dundalk...

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