COAL TOWNSHIP — A Mount Carmel man accused of rape and incest was attacked by a fellow inmate at the Northumberland County Jail on Monday, Oct. 7, according to a press release from the Northumberland County District Attorney’s Office.

Joseph Scott Krum has been charged with two counts of disorderly conduct after he allegedly initiated a physical altercation with 23-year-old Patrick Gurdak at the prison last week.

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