‘Inmate-on-inmate’ assault at Halawa facility leaves 70-year-old dead

Halawa Correctional Facility
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Published: Aug. 19, 2020 at 3:57 PM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - An “inmate-on-inmate” assault at Halawa Correctional Facility has left a 70-year-old dead, Public Safety officials confirmed Wednesday.

The inmate’s identity was not immediately released.

Authorities said the assault happened about 10:15 a.m. Wednesday. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No additional details on the incident at the state’s largest prison were released.

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