Names of inmates charged in fatal Augusta State Medical Prison Stabbing stabbing released

 

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released the names of the inmates charged in the death of Antonio Wiley on Aug. 28 at Augusta State Medical Prison and an assault on another prisoner earlier that day. They are:

Frederick Dewberry, 28 – murder, aggravated assault

Richard James, 19 – murder and aggravated assault

Norman Simpson, 26 – murder

Michael Lorenzo Ward, 37 – murder

Frankie Henry III, 25 – murder

Jean Fortie, 33 – murder

Dedrick Crews, 30 – aggravated assault

Chas Clifford Cannon, 24 – aggravated assault

Miracle Nwakanma, 23 – aggravated assault

Three of the inmates were already serving life sentences for murder: Simpson, Cannon and Nwakanma.

Wiley, born in 1981, died after being stabbed by homemade shanks while in the prison yard, according to Ayers, the special agent in charge of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in Thomson.

Wiley, who was convicted of murder in Fulton County, Ga., was being held at the Gordon Highway facility. Further details on Wiley were not made public.

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