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Inmate scalds officers with hot water

by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Upset that he was denied permission to make a phone call, a Department of Corrections inmate from Post 6, Ermino Jack, is accused of grabbing a cup of water, heating it in a microwave in the Day Room and then throwing it on two corrections officers. The officers had to be transported to the Guam Memorial Hospital for possible second degree burns. 

According to director Jose San Agustin, a shakedown was conducted as a precaution. As for Jack, he's been moved to Post 2 where's he's under 24-hour special watch by Special Operations personnel.

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