Former Fishkill Correx inmate charged with assault

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FISHKILL – State Police have arrested a former inmate at Fishkill
Correctional Facility for felony assault.

Francisco Esmurria, 19, was arrested after an investigation revealed that
he had covered his cell windows with a blanket and was unresponsive when
staff checked on his welfare. When corrections officers entered his cell,
Esmurria attacked them with one officer sustained a shoulder injury.

Esmurria was arrested on Tuesday, April 12, arraigned and returned to
the custody of the state prison system pending a future court appearance.

State Police were assisted by the state Department of Corrections and
Community Service.