Inmate indicted for allegedly stabbing two correction officers
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (WIBW) - A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charge for a federal inmate accused of assaulting two correctional officers with a makeshift weapon.
Court documents state that Warren Richardson, 46, of the Leavenworth Penitentiary, has been charged with:
- two counts of attempted murder of a correctional officer
- two counts of assaulting a correctional officer with a deadly weapon and inflicting bodily injury
- two counts of assault of a correctional officer
- one count of possession of contraband in prison
The United States Attorney’s Office District of Kansas says that Richardson was accused of using a handmade weapon with a 1.5-inch sharpened metal point to stab two prison guards on February 6, 2021.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Sheri Catania is prosecuting the case that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating.
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