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Fci Danbury Prisoner Admits Assaulting Another Inmate

January 8, 2013

David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that PATRICIA A. BROWN, 22, a prisoner at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Danbury, pleaded guilty today before United States Magistrate Judge Donna F. Martinez in Hartford to one count of assault with a dangerous weapon.

According to court documents and statements made in court, on May 4, 2012, BROWN assaulted another Danbury FCI inmate with two padlocks placed in a white athletic sock.  The victim suffered a laceration close to her right ear and required three stitches to close the wound, and also suffered from headaches.

BROWN is scheduled to be sentenced by United States District Judge Robert N. Chatigny on April 4, 2013, at which time BROWN faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 10 years and a fine of up to $250,000.

BROWN is currently serving a 30-year sentence after having been convicted of murder in 2009 in the District of Minnesota.

This case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Neeraj N. Patel and Special Assistant United States Attorney Anjna R. Kapoor.


Tom Carson
(203) 821-3722

Updated March 18, 2015