Sirhan Sirhan, the person who assassinated Robert F. Kennedy, was stabbed in a California State jail Friday, and the assault is so extreme he is been faraway from the jail for remedy.
Sources at Richard. J. Donovan Correctional Facility inform TMZ Sirhan was assaulted Friday afternoon round 2:30 PM in one of many jail yards. Law enforcement sources inform us correctional officers at the jail in San Diego County responded and located Sirhan with stab wounds.
We’re advised he was transported to an out of doors hospital for medical care, and is at the moment in steady situation.
Our sources say the suspect in the assault on Sirhan has been recognized and has been positioned in isolation. We’re advised an investigation has been launched to find out if costs shall be filed.
Sirhan assassinated RFK throughout a Presidential marketing campaign rally in 1968 on the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. He fired the lethal photographs from a .22 caliber revolver moments after the candidate had been spoken to supporters.
Among the boys who subdued and disarmed Sirhan on the scene have been Olympic gold medalist Rafer Johnson, former professional soccer participant Rosey Grier, and authors George Plimpton, Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill.
Sirhan was later convicted of homicide and sentenced to dying, however three years later, his sentence was commuted to life in jail.