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Wright accused of assault in jail

DUBUQUE (KWWL) -- A Dubuque teen convicted of manslaughter has now been charged with assaulting an inmate at the Dubuque County Jail.

According to court documents, Monday 19-year-old Jerel Wright assaulted another inmate, Shawn Kass.

In May, Wright was found guilty of manslaughter for fatally stabbing 24-year-old Jemaris West. Wright's sentencing for the manslaughter charge is July 19th.

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