Advertisement
Share

Suspect in Fatal Crash Accused in Jail Stabbing

From Times Wire Reports

A man accused of killing three people and injuring at least 11 by plowing a car into a crowd of pedestrians on a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk has been accused of stabbing a jail guard in the neck with a pencil.

Stephen M. Ressa, 27, of Rialto, Calif., was moved to an isolation unit at Clark County jail after the attack, which authorities said occurred while he was being ushered to his cell. The unidentified officer was not seriously hurt.

Ressa already faces 30 felony charges in the Sept. 21 crash.


Advertisement