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Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan stable after prison stabbing

 

SACRAMENTO, California: Sirhan Sirhan, imprisoned for more than 50 years for the 1968 assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, was hospitalized on Friday (Saturday in Manila) after being stabbed by a fellow inmate at a San Diego prison. A statement from the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said the stabbing occurred Friday afternoon at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility near San Diego. The statemend said that “officers responded quickly, and found an inmate with stab wound injuries. He was transported to an outside hospital for medical care, and is currently in stable condition,” The statement did not name Sirhan, but a government source with direct knowledge confirmed to The Associated Press that he was the victim. Sirhan, 75, was convicted of shooting Kennedy shortly after midnight on June 5, 1968, immediately after the New York senator had declared victory in the previous day’s California Democratic presidential primary.

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Today’s Front Page February 26, 2020

Today’s Front Page February 26, 2020