Convicted murderer attacks Sheriff Deputy

BIRMINGHAM,AL (WBRC) - Scott Lamar Abbott who was convicted Friday for the murders of four people in Hueytown is now picking up an attempted murder charge after attacking a Jefferson County Sheriff Deputy today at the Jefferson County Jail. The Deputy was taken to a local hospital with a head wound. Jefferson County Sheriff's spokesman Lt. Randy Christian said the attack was unprovoked.

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