Richland Parish Detention Center inmate stabbed to death

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RAYVILLE, La. (KNOE) - According to Louisiana State Police, an inmate has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder after being accused of stabbing another inmate to death Wednesday.

State police said the incident happened at the Richland Parish Detention Center around 5:30 Wednesday afternoon.

No other details have been released, but LSP said they're investigating the incident.

According to the Louisiana Department of Corrections, they're considering an inspection of the detention center following both the stabbing and an incident last week in which seven inmates escaped.

All seven escapees were taken back into custody.

We're reaching out to the Richland Parish Sheriff for a comment regarding the inspection.

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