Added sentence for Walla Walla prison stabbing
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) -- A man serving a 41-year prison sentence for a double killing at Ferndale had another two years added to his sentence for a stabbing at the Washington state Penitentiary at Walla Walla.
Thirty-year-old Daniel E. Johnson was sentenced Monday in Walla Walla Superior Court on his conviction for third-degree assault. Authorities say he stabbed a fellow inmate who was talking on a phone Sept. 26 in a prison day room. Guards recovered the weapon, a sharpened steel rod wrapped with a cloth handle.
The Union-Bulletin reports (http://is.gd/zLLPuj ) Johnson was in prison for the 2009 beating deaths of his girlfriend and her infant son.
Information from: Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, http://www.union-bulletin.com