14 Jan 2009

Prisoner in court after attack on another inmate

3:58 pm on 14 January 2009

A prison inmate accused of stabbing a fellow prisoner in the neck has appeared in Upper Hutt District Court.

Gary Lawrence McKinley, 47, is charged with attempting to murder Peter Biddle at Rimutaka Prison on Boxing Day.

He entered no plea and was remanded in custody to reappear in court on 27 January.