Authorities Investigating EMCF Stabbing

The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating a stabbing at a prison this weekend.

Investigators say an inmate at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Lost Gap was stabbed sometime on Saturday evening. The victim did not sustain any life-threatening injuries.

Authorities say one or more suspects are in custody. A motive is unknown at this time.

Investigators say they are in the process of gathering facts about the incident.

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