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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A white supremacist accused of stabbing another inmate in a holding cell at the federal courthouse last week has been indicted
Court records say a federal grand jury has handed down 25-year-old Lance Vanderstappe a two-count indictment.
According to the documents, Vanderstappen is charged with one count of attempt to commit murder and one count of assault with a dangerous weapons.
Last week, Vanderstappe allegedly smuggled a home-made shank into the courthouse and stabbed a Latino man several times. Authorities say the victim suffered three puncture wounds and several cuts.
The attack happened shortly after Vanderstappen was sentenced to several years behind bars for a 2001 stabbing of another inmate at the Utah State Prison.
Vanderstappe is a member of the prison-based Soldiers of Aryan Culture.
If convicted, he could face up to 30 years in prison.
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