Two Corrections Officer Stabbed, Inmate Dies

A fight between two inmates at a Gratiot County prison ended with two corrections officers being stabbed. It happened at 1:30 this afternoon outside of a housing unit at St. Louis Correctional Facility. Two officers tried to break up a fight, when police say Leonard Riffe stabbed them. One was stabbed twice in the chest, the other in the shoulder. Riffe was put in a holding cell, and shortly after, died of an apparent heart attack. He was serving a life sentence for murder. The wounded guards will be okay.

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