Inmate dies after stabbing at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center
ST. GABRIEL - An inmate at the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center has died following a stabbing that occurred last Thursday.
Officials say the inmate was brought to a hospital following a stabbing. A Department of Corrections spokesperson was unsure of the inmate's condition the past week, and went on to say they are not certain the inmate's death was caused by the stabbing.
The victim was stabbed by another inmate, according to the Department of Corrections.
The Department of Corrections has opened an investigation of the events concerning the stabbing.
An autopsy will be performed to determine an exact cause of death.
This is a developing story.
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