Mobile County

Warden: Capital Murder suspect stabs another inmate

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) - Mobile Metro Jail Warden Trey Oliver confirms there was an inmate stabbing at the jail last week. Oliver says the incident happened on January 30.

The Warden says Greg Hackett, 28, used a makeshift shank to stab another inmate several times. 

Hackett is now charged with assault and promoting prison contraband in addition to capital murder.

Hackett is charged in connection with the shooting death of 89 year old John Higby in a popular shopping center off Dauphin Street.

This is the second stabbing at Mobile Metro Jail in just a few weeks. Two different inmates were involved in a jail stabbing on January 11.

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