Five years added to inmate’s sentence for a stabbing at Auburn Correctional Facility

A man who has been incarcerated since 2010 was sentenced in Cayuga County Court on Thursday to five more years in prison for an assault he committed while an inmate in Auburn.

Erick Lewis, 32, attacked another inmate at Auburn Correctional Facility in July 2018, stabbing him with a hard plastic shank and inflicting cuts on his face and body with a disposable razor blade, according to his grand jury indictment. Lewis pleaded guilty April 25 to the class D felony of second-degree assault with an intent to cause injury.

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