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Maintenance Supervisor Stabbed By Prison Inmate

Last updated on Tuesday, December 30, 2008

(PENDLETON) - Authorities say a prison maintenance supervisor was stabbed in the leg and lower body Monday morning by a convicted murderer.

Joseph Neill suffered ten puncture wounds in the attack. He was treated at a hospital in Anderson and returned to work later in the day.

Police say 49-year-old Jeffrey Treadway used a "homemade weapon" to stab Neill.

Treadway was transferred to another maximum-security facility.

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