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Inmate accused of second pencil attack in court

Published: Friday, May 13, 2011

EVERETT -- An inmate at the Snohomish County Jail who allegedly stabbed his lawyer in the neck with a pencil earlier this week reportedly did the same thing again Friday.

Joshua Monson, 27, was in court for a motion Friday to stay action in his criminal cases so he can receive a mental health evaluation at Western State Hospital.

On Monday, Monson allegedly stabbed defense attorney Tom Cox. On Friday, he was in a hearing being conducted at the jail with the judge participating by video link, as reported by The Herald's news partner, KIRO-7.

That's when Monson's new attorney, Gurjit Pandher, was attacked.

Contacted after the hearing, Pandher declined to talk about what happened.

Pandher was not seriously hurt, Snohomish County sheriff's spokeswoman Rebecca Hover said. He was checked over by a nurse and continued with his workday.

Monson is facing a m


Added: May-16-2011 Occurred On: May-13-2011
By: gregory_peckory
Regional News
Tags: inmate, pencil, lawyer,
Location: Everett, Washington, United States (load item map)
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