GEO inmate attacked, up to 8 inmates involved

GEO inmate attacked, up to 8 inmates involved

LAWTON, Okla._A GEO inmate was found unconscious after being attacked in his cell.

A lieutenant from GEO Correctional Facility says Gumercindo Romero was found unconscious in his cell at 2:06 p.m. Sunday after being attacked by up to eight other inmates. During the attack, the inmates started to take Romero's belongings.

Romero was taken to a hospital by ambulance and stopped breathing at one point while en route. He was successfully revived.

Investigators are unsure what property was taken and are going through surveillance video.