|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 11, 2008
AT MCDOUGAL-WALKER CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
On Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at 10:44 a.m. State Police was notified by Department of Corrections Officials that a serious injury assault had occurred at the McDougal-Walker Correctional Institution in Suffield. Officials from the Correctional Institution stated that there had been a minor disturbance involving two inmates at the facility.
State Police Troopers were dispatched to the facility to initiate the criminal investigation into this incident.
One of the inmates involved in this altercation was transported from the correctional facility via ambulance to
State Police Central District Major Crime Detectives conducted the criminal investigation into this incident which resulted in the Detectives submitting an arrest warrant application to
On 06/11/2008, the accused was transported from the Correctional Facility to GA #13 in
Arrested: Rivera, Waldemar DOB 08/27/1979
McDougal-Walker Correctional Institution
Charge: Murder CGS 53a-54a
Assault in the First Degree CGS 53a-59
No additional arrests are anticipated in this case.