BOURNE (CBS) — The man accused of killing Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon was arraigned last week on charges that stemmed from a fight in jail. Thomas Latanowich, 30, has been awaiting trial at the Barnstable County Correctional Facility in Bourne.
According to the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office, on Nov. 10, a fist fight broke out between two inmates. “Latanowich is seen (on Sheriff’s video system) pulling a small, straight-edged razor from his waistband and using it to slash the other inmate.”READ MORE: Start Of Bruins Season Brings More Business To Sports Bars Near TD Garden
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He allegedly sliced “a two-inch cut on the face and left ear” of the other inmate.MORE NEWS: Boston Police Cruiser, Sedan Collide In Early Morning Crash In Roxbury
As a result, Latanowich was charged with assault to maim and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. He was arraigned through a videoconference link.