Inmate Hospitalized After Altercation at Utah State Correctional Facility

An inmate at the Utah State Correctional Facility was hospitalized following an altercation that took place on Saturday in the Antelope unit of the prison. The Antelope facility is known for housing inmates with the highest custody level. According to officials from the Utah Department of Corrections (UDC), three inmates were involved in the incident, which is currently under investigation by the UDC’s Law Enforcement Bureau.

Preliminary reports suggest that a weapon was used during the assault, although specific details have not been disclosed. One of the inmates involved in the altercation was transported to the hospital with serious, yet non-life-threatening injuries. As a result of the ongoing investigation, restrictions have been implemented within the Antelope facility.

The Utah State Correctional Facility, located in Salt Lake City, is renowned for its commitment to maintaining a secure environment for both staff and inmates. The incident serves as a reminder of the challenges faced by correctional facilities in ensuring the safety and well-being of those within their walls.

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