TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A Tippecanoe County Jail inmate faces charges after allegedly slicing another inmate's throat last week.
Court documents show Lawrence Bell told a corrections officer that James McKillop sliced his throat using a metal splint. According to court documents, the cut was several inches in length.Bell also told the officer McKillop punched him in the eye.
Security footage showed McKillop attacking Bell from behind while he was on the phone. McKillop faces several charges, including prisoner's possession of a deadly weapon and battery resulting in bodily injury.
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