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Three inmates charged with attempted murder in prison stabbings, investigations ongoing

Screengrab from CityNews' Stony Mountain Institution file footage. (CITYNEWS)

WINNIPEG (CITYNEWS) – Manitoba RCMP have charged three inmates from the Stony Mountain Institution with attempted murder in two separate stabbing incidents.

Both incidents occurred on the afternoon of May 31 in the maximum-security wing of Stony Mountain Institution – a federal facility north of Winnipeg.

The victims were transported to hospital with significant injuries.

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In the first incident, 25-year-old Dennis McLeod and 28-year-old Anthony Mitchell were charged with attempted murder for assaulting and stabbing a 24-year-old male inmate.

Meanwhile, Tyler Gray, 39, was charged with attempted murder for assaulted and stabbing a 45-year-old male inmate. Three other inmates were also charged with aggravated assault.

Investigations into both stabbings, led by Manitoba RCMP’s Major Crime Services, are ongoing.