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THB file Photo/John P. ClearyThis is the maximum security Pendleton Correctional Facility.

PENDLETON – The Indiana State Police Pendleton District is investigating the stabbing death of an offender Friday at the Pendleton Correctional Facility, 4490 Reformatory Road.

According to a statement prepared by ISP, a preliminary investigation revealed that Clifford S. Baggett, 28, of Ustas, Florida, was stabbed multiple times, allegedly, by a fellow inmate,  Tommy P. Holland, 44, of Indianapolis. The stabbing occurred about 3:30 p.m. in the dining hall of the facility.

An autopsy is pending.

The Herald Bulletin will update this story.

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