Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, Shirley, Massachusetts
June 25, 2012

A prisoner stabbed a prison guard, allegedly in retaliation for the guard confiscating his property the previous day. When other guards came to the aid of the stabbed guard, two other prisoners joined the fight.

Three prisoners were later charged in connection to the incident. The prisoner charged with the stabbing, Rarn Pak, was sentenced to an additional 42-45 years in prison.



Baranowski inmate gets virtual ‘life sentence’ in guard stabbing“, Telegram and Gazette, March 29, 2013.

7 officers at Shirley prison hurt in scuffle“, MassLive, June 26, 2018.