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Murder Convict Stabs Ohio County Sexual Abuse Convict 

KENTUCKY (01/29/15) - An inmate at Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville was stabbed today in a general population dormitory at the prison. The assault occurred shortly before 8 AM.

Herbert Eades, 58, was stabbed multiple times in number 6 cell house by Sean Noakes, another inmate in the dormitory. Eades was transported by ambulance to the Caldwell Medical Center where he is listed in stable condition.

Noakes, 46, is serving a life sentence for murder and criminal attempt to commit murder out of Boone County. Eades is serving a life sentence for sodomy and sexual abuse, first degree, out of Ohio County.

The assault is under investigation by the Kentucky State Police and criminal charges are pending the outcome of that investigation.

Noakes was placed in segregation and will also face administrative charges.

Information provided by the Kentucky Department of Corrections
Posted by J.L. Graham
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