Inmate in Boulder County Jail arrested for attempted murder

An inmate in the Boulder County Jail has been charged with attempted second-degree murder for allegedly choking a cellmate and slamming the victim’s head into the floor.

Stephen Christopher Wolf, 26, allegedly attacked his cellmate at about 5:30 a.m. Monday at the jail, 3200 Airport Road, according to the sheriff’s office.

The victim suffered serious injuries in an unprovoked altercation, according to a news release.

A deputy was notified of the incident, stopped the assault and summoned paramedics. The victim was taken to a local hospital. There were witnesses to the attack, the release said.

Wolf is also being investigated for second-degree assault. An investigation is ongoing.

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