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W.Va. federal inmate accused of assaulting prison guard

March 7, 2019

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A federal inmate in West Virginia has been accused of assaulting a prison guard.

A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted 32-year-old Daivon Duren, an inmate at the U.S. Penitentiary at Hazelton.

U.S. Attorney Bill Powell says in a news release the attack occurred in November.

The assault charge carries a possible sentence upon conviction of up to eight years and a $250,000 fine.