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Federal inmate’s sentence doubled after serious assault of another inmate in Lexington

The Federal Medical Center on Leestown Road in Lexington.
The Federal Medical Center on Leestown Road in Lexington. Herald-Leader File Photo

A man convicted of seriously injuring another inmate while being held at the Federal Medical Center in Lexington had his nearly nine-year original sentence doubled.

Kevin Labracio Frazier was charged with assault after he reportedly repeatedly punched another inmate, Jordan Hughes, in the face and head Nov. 24 outside of a housing unit in the medical center, according to federal court records. . He was convicted in April.

Hughes was taken to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital for treatment of fractures to his right eye and a deep laceration under one of his eyes after the attack, according to court records.

Frazier had an extra nine years and seven months tacked on to a previous sentence.

In 2014, Frazier pleaded guilty in federal court in North Carolina to armed bank robbery and using a gun in a crime. He held up First South Bank in 2011. He was sentenced to nearly 9 years (106 months) in prison. He also was ordered to pay restitution — along with co-defendant Keith Edward Frazier — of $24,058 to the bank.

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