Inmate sentenced for Tecumseh assault, possession of a knife

TECUMSEH – A Tecumseh State Correctional Institute inmate was sentenced to an additional three to four years in custody and a year post release supervision for assault on a prison guard and possession of a knife.

Jonathan Coon, 32, was serving nine-year sentence for assault out of Buffalo County, but became eligible for parole in that case in 2018. He is also serving time for assault on an inmate out of Lancaster County.

Coon will starting serving the sentence for the guard assault after the sentence in the Lancaster County case.