Convicted murderer faces charges for assaulting, harassing COs

Thomas S. Vile, 65, reportedly threw a cup of urine at officers who were attempting to extract him from his cell


By Corrections1 Staff

SOMERSET, Pa. — An inmate serving a life sentence for murder was charged with assaulting and harassing six COs at a prison where he was temporarily incarcerated this summer, the Trib Live reported

Thomas S. Vile, 65, was an inmate at State Correctional Institute-Somerset June 12 when he refused to follow handcuff procedure and threw a cup of urine at officers who were attempting to extract him from his cell. 

Vile received a life sentence for the 1987 murder of his former girlfriend and fled to Canada after the murder, where he was jailed for 10 months. 
 

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