An inmate at , convicted for his part in three murders at a Windsor Locks car repair business in 2003, was assaulted at the prison today and is in critical condition.
Benedetto Cipriani was involved in an altercation with his cellmate at 12:30 p.m. today at the prison in Suffield, according to Department of Correction spokesman Brian Garnett. Cipriani was then transported to the UConn Medical Center in Farmington.
“He remains there at this time,” Garnett said.
Cipriani is serving a 200-year sentence for conspiracy and being an accessory to a murder. In 2009, a jury convicted him for paying two men to kill Robert Stears, Lorne Stevens and Barry Rossi of B&B Automotive in Windsor Locks.
Connecticut State Police and the Department of Correction are investigating the assault.