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Inmate At FCI-Berlin Sentenced To 27 Months For Assaulting Fellow Inmate

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Hampshire

          CONCORD, N.H. – United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced today that Shakur Brownstein, an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution FCI-Berlin, was sentenced to 27 months in prison for assaulting another inmate.

          According to court documents and statements made in court, on May 22, 2018, Brownstein was walking behind another inmate in the Blue Corridor of FCI-Berlin when Brownstein ran up and struck the inmate from behind.  Brownstein fractured the jaw of the other inmate, who required numerous surgeries and the surgical insertion of a titanium plate to hold his facial bones in place.  The attack was captured on videotape.           

          Brownstein previously pleaded guilty on September 14, 2018.           

         The staff at FCI-Berlin conducted the investigation of this case.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Donald A. Feith.

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Updated December 20, 2018

Press Release Number: 18-252