Monroe prison guards want multiple killer in chainson December 13, 2012 @ 7:31 am (Updated: 7:50 am - 12/13/12 )
Last week, Isaac Zamora was transferred from Western State Hospital to a maximum security wing at Monroe Correctional Center.
Officially, Zamora is still considered a patient, not a prisoner and under the control of the state Department of Social and Health Services. Corrections officers are told not to restrain him at times when prisoners in the same prison wing are put in wrist and leg chains.
Q13 Fox reports that guards complain they are in danger.
Zamora pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity following a shooting spree four years ago in which six people were killed and two others wounded.
A prison spokesman concedes that Zamora is treated differently but points out that so far he has not been a problem.
Bonneville Media encourages site users to express their opinions by posting comments. Our goal is to maintain a civil dialogue in which readers feel comfortable. At times, the comments can descend to personal attacks. Please do not engage in such behavior. We encourage your thoughtful comments which: have a positive and constructive tone, are on topic, are respectful toward others and their opinions. Bonneville reserves the right to remove comments which do not conform to these criteria.