The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office and the North Carolina Department of Corrections are investigating a stabbing incident that occurred at the Alexander Correctional Center on Sunday.
36-year old Travis L Cole, an inmate is said to have suffered multiple stab wounds and is being treated. Two offenders have been identified as suspects and are being investigated. Facility staff secured both offenders without the use of force or injury. No information has been released on possible charges but the investigation is ongoing.
Cole is serving a sentence of 29 years for second degree murder in Cumberland County. He was convicted in 2007.