April 23, 2015

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Inmate at Fishkill prison dies, two corrections officers injured

FISHKILL – For the second time in a matter of days, an inmate at one of the region’s state prisons is dead.

James Miller, the spokesman for the New York State Corrections Officers PBA confirmed to on Thursday that a prisoner at Fishkill Correctional Facility died in the prison this week, either late Tuesday or early Wednesday.

Two corrections officers were injured in an apparent scuffle and were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The circumstances surrounding the incident were unknown at this time.

On last Monday, April 13, an inmate at the Sullivan Correctional Facility in Woodbourne attacked three officers, injuring them.

The prisoner, Karl Taylor, 52, died and the State Police are investigating the nature of that incident.



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