Inmate serving murder sentence charged with slashing another prisoner



BEDFORD HILLS – A female inmate at the Bedford Hills Correctional
Facility has been indicted by a Westchester County grand jury on four
felony counts of assault for slashing another inmate at the prison with
a razor.
Tami Eldridge, 41, and the victim inmate are serving long term incarcerations for homicide.  Eldridge was also indicted on charges of promoting prison contraband and obstructing governmental administration.
The indictment was the result of a violent assault committed by Eldridge against the other inmate at the prison on December 5, 2013.
Eldridge attacked the victim with a razor causing injuries to her face and hand.
During the attack, corrections officers attempted to separate the two inmates leading to one officer sustaining minor injuries.
The victim inmate was treated at Westchester Medical Center and returned to the prison.
Bedford Hills is the only maximum security prison for women in the state. 

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