Morgan County correctional officer recovering after inmate assault


A local correctional officer is recovering Friday morning after allegedly being assaulted by an inmate.

The officer was assaulted by an inmate Thursday at the Morgan County Correctional Complex in Wartburg. An investigation is now underway and the findings will be turned over to the district attorney’s office to review possible charges against the inmate.

We’re told the officer suffered non-life threatening injuries and is expected to be okay.

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