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Former Leavenworth inmate sentenced for attack on prison guard
By cjonline.com
Published: 10/11/2018

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A former Leavenworth inmate was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in federal prison for attacking a Leavenworth prison guard with a pair of scissors, said U.S. Attorney for Kansas Stephen McAllister.

Richard A. James Jr., 27, who is in federal custody, pleaded guilty to one count of assaulting a federal officer, according to a news release from McAllister’s office.

In his plea, James admitted he attacked Joseph Brian Wilson, a unit manager for the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. James admitted he sharpened the ends of a pair of grooming scissors and stabbed Wilson. Corrections officers had to pull James off Wilson to stop the attack.

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