PHILIPSBURG:—On Wednesday, December 28 2016, at approximately two thirty-five pm (14.35), the Police Central Dispatch was informed of a stabbing incident that had occurred during an altercation between inmates at the Point Blanche Prison Facility.
A patrol was immediately dispatched to assess the situation. The victim was treated by paramedics on the scene then transported to the St. Maarten Medical Center. Detectives and members of the forensic team conducted their investigation on the crime scene, and a person of interest was arrested. Detectives are busy investigating the circumstances surrounding this case. Any further update will be given in a subsequent press release.
KPSM Press Release
Source: St. Martin News Network
Prisoner stabbed in Pointe Blanche Prison — possible suspect detained.