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2 in jail indicted in slaying of fellow inmate


The Anne Arundel County grand jury has indicted two prisoners at the Maryland House of Correction in Jessup in the slaying of an inmate.

The grand jury also indicted a 16-year-old Glen Burnie boy in a shooting at a car full of people.

Charles W. Westbrook, 22, and Charles A. Lee, 23, were indicted Monday by the Circuit Court grand jury in the fatal stabbing of an inmate July 10.

Clifton Sylvester Jones, 23, a Suitland man who was serving a sentence of life plus 40 years for first-degree murder, robbery, attempted robbery and a handgun violation, was pronounced dead at the prison after he was stabbed with a homemade knife during a prison yard fight.

Johnny Eugene Evans, 36, also was stabbed in the incident and was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

In the second indictment, Michael G. Drocella of the 700 block of Pamela Road was charged on five counts each of attempted murder and reckless endangerment, State's Attorney Frank R. Weathersbee said.

Police said 18 shots from a rifle were fired at a car occupied by five people Feb. 27. A passenger in the car was slightly injured, police said.

Police said the shots were fired from a .22-caliber rifle at 11:17 p.m. The car was traveling in the 700 block of Pamela Road in Glen Burnie.

Officers said the teen-ager went into his house and retrieved the rifle from his bedroom after getting into a fistfight with one of the car's occupants.

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