Inmate dies after a fight at a North Carolina prison

NORTH CAROLINA (WBTV) — An inmate, who was serving 25 years for a 2017 Charlotte murder, died after a fight at a prison in North Carolina Friday morning.

Officials say 23-year-old Andre A. Young-Johnson, an inmate at Maury Correctional Institution, died from injuries sustained in a fight with another offender.

Young-Johnson was struck with a homemade weapon in a housing unit around 8:30 a.m. Staff responded and provided medical attention. Local law enforcement was notified.

EMS arrived and pronounced him dead at 9:01 a.m.

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