Inmate indicted for attempting to murder correctional officers

Published: Nov. 18, 2022 at 11:42 AM CST
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KCTV) - A federal grand jury in Kansas City has charged an inmate at the Leavenworth Penitentiary with two counts of attempted murder of a correctional officer.

According to court documents, 46-year-old Warren Richardson was also charged with two counts of assaulting a correctional officer with a deadly weapon and inflicting bodily injury, two counts of assault of a correctional officer and one count of possession of contraband in prison.

Richardson was accused of using a handmade weapon with a 1.5-inch sharpened metal point to stab two prison guards on Feb. 6, 2021.

The FBI is investigating the case.