UPDATE: Four charged in severe assault at Edmonton Institution

Edmonton, Alberta – The EPS has laid charges against four inmates at the Edmonton Institution in relation to a severe assault that occurred on July 12.

At approximately 2:20 p.m. on Friday, July, 12, 2019, police were called to the Edmonton Institution on the report of a stabbing. It was reported that five inmates were involved in an altercation in an exercise yard.

Jail Cell
(File Photo)

Correctional Officers intervened to stop the assault, and one 32-year-old male was immediately taken to receive emergency first aid. The male was then transported to hospital with serious injuries. He has since been released from hospital and is back under medical care at the Edmonton Institution.

Following an investigation into the incident, Edmonton Police Service charged Brandon Coultere Bene, 28; Braedon Zobatar, 24; and Laylin Delorme, 28; with one count each of attempt to commit murder, assault with a weapon, and possession of a weapon.

Luqman Osman, 29, is charged with attempt to commit murder.

MRU #: 19R081

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