|State police investigating prison incident|
|By thetelegraph.com- Nick Draper|
MOUNT STERLING — An investigation is under way after a prisoner at the Western Illinois Correctional Center was sent to the hospital after an altercation, but authorities are releasing few details.
According to a statement given by a representative of the Illinois Department of Corrections, an incident occurred May 17 at the prison. One person involved in the altercation remains in the hospital.
The Department of Corrections began an investigation into the incident immediately but the case since has been turned over to Illinois State Police.
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