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Pa. inmate serving life sentence for murder jumps to death

The Associated Press
| Thursday, January 18, 2018 8:03 a.m
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William Amos Cramer, 26, a self-proclaimed white supremacist from McClellandtown, Fayette County, is charged with trying to kill a guard with a razor blade at the State Correctional Institution at Somerset. Cramer is serving a life sentence for murder.
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CAMP HILL — Officials say an inmate serving a life sentence for a 1989 murder jumped to his death from the second floor of a housing unit at a Pennsylvania prison.

Prison officials said Wednesday that 70-year-old James Bailey died Monday of injuries suffered at the State Correctional Institute at Camp Hill. He had been temporarily transferred there from a Greene County prison on Jan. 9.

PennLive.com reports that Bailey pleaded guilty to murder in 1990 for the killing of 41-year-old Gloria Alton. Investigators say she was shot in the head and repeatedly stabbed with a screwdriver. Police say the pair had briefly lived together.

State police are investigating Bailey’s death.

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