Altercation at Kentucky Jail


By WSIL Manager

MCCRACKEN CO., KY -- Kentucky State Police say an inmate is facing charges after cutting another inmate's throat.

According to KSP, a jailer at the McCracken County Jail notified authorities Saturday after an altercation between two inmates at the jail.

39-year-old Christopher Elrod was taken to Baptist Hospital in Paducah with a cut to his throat.  Elrod was treated and taken back to McCracken County Jail.

After investigating, state police charged 32-year-old Christopher Dacre with assault in the first degree.  He remains in the McCracken County Jail.

Eldrod was arrested beck in 2013 on sexual abuse charges. Dacre was arrested back in April on charges of Armed Robbery for holding up the EZ Shop in Paducah.

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