Prison inmate charged with attempted murder

May 2—ANDERSON — An Allen County man already serving a jail sentence for murder has been charged with attempted murder on the Pendleton jail.

Chris McCue, 50, has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery, battery with a lethal weapon and inmate in possession of a harmful gadget.

McCue was transported to the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility on Wednesday.

According to the possible trigger affidavit, on Jan. 13, 2023, on the Correctional Industrial Facility, video exhibits McCue observe one other inmate right into a restroom whereas concealing one thing in hand.

Twenty seconds later, the opposite inmate exits the restroom with a minimize throughout his neck. He was transported to Ascension St. Vincent Hospital for remedy which required 47 stiches.

McCue declined to be interviewed however a number of days later throughout a phone name, he acknowledged he could be in segregation for a very long time.

“I didn’t beat him up, he has 47 stitches in his neck,” McCue states.

In a subsequent written message, McCue stated he did not know what prices he could be going through.

“If things would have went the way I wanted them to, the dude wouldn’t B (be) breathing right now,” he wrote. “I’m trying to get out of this prison, & I’m willing to kill someone to make it happen if I have to.”

McCue stated the opposite inmate made him mad, “and I gave him about 47 stitches in his neck”.

Follow Ken de la Bastide on Twitter @KendelaBastide, or name 765-640-4863.

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