- Associated Press - Friday, May 18, 2018

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - A federal inmate in West Virginia has had 3 ½ years added to his sentence for assaulting an inmate last year.

The U.S. attorney’s office in Clarksburg said 39-year-old Norman Hinton was sentenced Thursday to 42 months to be served consecutively to his current sentence.

Hinton pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm. Prosecutors said he admitted illegally having a deadly weapon and assaulting another inmate at the U.S. Penitentiary Hazelton in Preston County on June 19.

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