Case postponed until Friday
Three inmates suspected of being involved in a serious assault at Her Majesty's Penitentiary Sunday appeared in provincial court today.
David Wayne Murray, Brian Thomas Grech and James Douglas Glasco were led into Courtroom No. 7 one-by-one.
Duty counsel Jane Fitzpatrick and Crown prosecutor Jason House agreed to postpone the case until Friday.
The three men face charges of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.
Grech and Glasco are also charged with breaching court orders.
Police responded to a report of a serious assault at the prison at around 2:45 p.m. Sunday.
According to court documents, the weapon that was reportedly used was a broken broom handle.
Inmates charged after HMP incident due in court today
Three inmates suspected of sparking a serious incident at Her Majesty's Penitentiary Sunday are expected to appear in court today.
David Wayne Murray, Brian Grech and James Glasco face charges of aggravated assault and assault causing bodily harm.
Sunday afternoon, the RNC responded to the report of an assault with a weapon at the prison.
A news release from the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says a 28-year-old male inmate was assaulted by the three other inmates. The alleged weapon was a broom handle. The victim received non-life threatening injuries, was treated at hospital and released.