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Md. Inmate in Critical Condition After Assault


JESSUP, Md. (AP) - A prison inmate is in critical condition after being badly assaulted while behind bars.

Maryland state police are investigating the beating, which happened Thursday evening at the state prison in Jessup.

Charges against another inmate are pending, and investigators are interviewing more than 60 prisoners who are assigned to the wing where the assault took place.

The beating victim has been identified as 26-year-old Javaughn Young. State police say he was found lying in a walkway with a head injury.


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