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Inmate stabbed to death in Baltimore correctional facility

Posted at 3:57 PM, Aug 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-30 16:01:13-04

BALTIMORE — Several inmates are under investigation following a deadly stabbing inside a Baltimore correctional facility.

Shane Burton, 33, was found Friday night by guards working at the Maryland Reception Diagnostic and Classification Center on Greenmount Avenue.

He'd been held on assault and drug charges.

Although it's unclear what led to the incident, officials say the suspects and Burton were all pretrial detainees.

No staff were involved or injured.

The State’s Attorney’s Office, Maryland State and Baltimore City Police are continuing to investigate.