Inmate Who Stabbed 4 on Hunger Strike, Alleges Mistreatment< < Back to
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – An inmate who stabbed four fellow prisoners and a guard in separate bloody attacks is on a hunger strike inside Ohio’s toughest prison, alleging mistreatment.
Greg Reinke is housed at the state’s supermax prison in Youngstown. He says he’s being harassed by guards, denied proper recreation time and lives in a bare cell with no place to put his clothes.
Sara French is a spokeswoman with the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. She confirms Reinke has missed 14 meals as of Tuesday, meeting the agency’s definition of a hunger strike. French denied Reinke is being mistreated.
The 38-year-old inmate was sentenced to 86 years for the guard’s stabbing last year and a 2017 stabbing that wounded four prisoners who were handcuffed to a table and unable to defend themselves.