Prisoner charged with assaulting fellow inmate
Walhalla Police Chief Ronald Wilbanks has announced an Oconee jail inmate has been charged with attempted murder in the assault this week of a second inmate. Wilbanks says a warrant signed by police officer Paul Harris and issued by Judge Scott Sprouse was served on Millard Jerome Strickland Jr. today at the detention center in Walhalla. The prisoner, who suffered a head injury in what Wilbanks called a beating that including a kicking, remains a patient at a Greenville hospital. The injured inmate was identified as Joshua Charles Campbell.