Whitemoor prisoner charged with attempted murder following assault at jail.

Whitemoor prisoner is charged with attempted murder

Whitemoor prisoner is charged with attempted murder - Credit: Archant

A prisoner from HMP Whitemoor in March will appear in court tomorrow (Tuesday 16) charged with attempted murder.

Kevin McCarthy, 49, is due to appear at Peterborough Crown Court following a serious assault on a man at the Category A prison in October, 2016.

The victim was taken to hospital where he was treated for life threatening injuries to his neck.

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