Follow us:

The Today File

Your guide to the latest news from around the Northwest

Topic: Umatilla County

You are viewing the most recent posts on this topic.

August 29, 2014 at 1:41 PM

Guard fatally shoots Oregon prison inmate

The Associated Press PENDLETON, Ore. — An inmate at the state prison in Pendleton has been shot and killed by a guard while fighting in the prison yard. Umatilla County District Attorney Dan Primus says 26-year-old Jayson Matthew Withers, of Salem, was pronounced dead Friday morning after being taken to a local hospital. Primus says Withers and another inmate…

More

Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution, prison inmate shot, Umatilla County