Memorial service for slain Somerset corrections officer today

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An SCI Somerset corrections officer will be remembered after he was attacked while on duty.  Sergeant Mark Baserman was assaulted by an inmate at the prison on February 15th.  He died from his injuries on February 26th.

Another corrections officer was attacked in the incident who was treated and released. 

The memorial service for Sergeant Baserman was set for 11 this morning at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.

Pennsylvania State Police have charged 22-year-old Paul Kendrick with the attacks.  He is already serving a life sentence for first-degree murder.

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