Manitoba

Stony Mountain inmate charged with murder in prison stabbing

Two other inmates have been charged with assault in Saturday's fatal attack on fellow prisoner Michael Monney, 27.

Assault charges laid against 2 others in Saturday attack that killed Michael Monney, 27

An inmate was stabbed to death at Stony Mountain Institution on Saturday, RCMP said Tuesday. (Justin Fraser/CBC)

Three people have been charged in connection with the stabbing death of an inmate at Stony Mountain Institution on Saturday, police say.

Stephen Wood, 31, is charged with second-degree murder in the fatal attack, RCMP wrote in a news release Tuesday.

The victim, Michael Monney, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Monney was serving a life sentence for second-degree murder as well as multiple other offences, according to Correctional Services Canada. He had been incarcerated at the medium security prison located about 25 kilometres north of Winnipeg since April 14, 2016

Two other men also face charges in connection with the death. Stephen Konowalchuk, 36, is charged with assault with a weapon and Adrian Sefa, 27, is charged with assault.

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