Police investigating after GEO inmate stabbed

Police investigating after GEO inmate stabbed

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) -A GEO inmate is still in the hospital after being attacked by two other inmates Wednesday evening.

Police were called to GEO at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday after one of the inmates was attacked. Billy Butler, 30, was attacked by two inmates and was injured significantly from a homemade knife. The two inmates were put into segregation and Butler was taken to Comanche County Memorial Hospital.

Butler is still recovering at CCMH as of Thursday afternoon. A Lawton Police Department detective went to GEO after the assault, and the investigation is still in the early stages.

Butler was serving time for robbery with a firearm out of Tulsa County.

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