Assault at LCC sends inmate to hospital

Assault at LCC sends inmate to hospital


CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 |

November 30, 2021 (Lincoln, Neb.) – An inmate at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) is being treated at the hospital for serious* injuries resulting from an assault by another inmate. The assault occurred yesterday (Monday) morning, in the cell shared by both men.

A staff member reported seeing one of the men repeatedly stomp on the head and torso of his cellmate. The inmate responsible for the assault was placed in restraints and escorted out of the area. The injured inmate was assessed by medical staff and transported to the hospital for further treatment.

An investigation of the incident has been launched. Findings will be provided to the county attorney for determination of criminal prosecution. The NDCS disciplinary process will be utilized with sanctions, such as loss of good time, applied according to the rules and regulations.


*Assaults with serious injury: A serious injury requires urgent and immediate medical treatment and restricts the person’s usual activity. Medical treatment should be more extensive than mere first aid, such as the application of bandages to wounds. It might include stitches, use of Dermabond or other topical adhesive, setting of broken bones, treatment of concussion, loss of consciousness, etc.