Coal Township inmate assaults corrections officer

SHAMOKIN — One man is injured following an assault at a the state prison in Coal Township.


According to state police, 31-year-old Michael Lassiter, an inmate at SCI Coal Township, assaulted a corrections sergeant Wednesday morning following a confrontation.  The sergeant, 43-year-old Derek Nejedy of Coal Township was struck twice in the head.  He was treated at ShamokinHospital for his injuries.  An investigation continues. (Codi Jade)





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