LINCOLN (AP) — A Nebraska State Penitentiary inmate is recovering after being stabbed in the neck by a fellow inmate.
Adam Sommer, 31, is expected to recover from Wednesday’s assault.
The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating the attack on Sommer, who is imprisoned for first-degree murder.
A homemade knife was recovered after the assault at the prison in south Lincoln, and a suspect has been identified. Officials would not identify the suspect, but they say he has been separated from the rest of the prison population.
Sommer is serving a life sentence out of Douglas County in the 2004 killing of an Arizona woman.
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