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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…


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