Monday, July 25th, 2016

Men’s Colony Inmate Wounds Two Guards With Prison Shiv

CaliforniaMensColonyTwo guards at the California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo were attacked Wednesday morning by an inmate with a sharp homemade weapon.

The attack took place in a medium-custody yard. 39-year-old William Mikeworth was identified as the suspect. The two correctional officers were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Mikeworth is in prison for assault with a deadly weapon conviction.  The incident is being reviewed by CMC investigators and the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's Office.