Murder suspect attacks Cook County jail officer

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Friday, June 12, 2015
Samuel Salas

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A murder suspect being held the Cook County Jail has been charged with attacking a correctional officer.

Samuel Salas allegedly punched the officer in the head several times while on the way to a court appearance last week, officials said.

Salas is in jail awaiting trial on murder and several other charges.