MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire man serving a life sentence for killing a woman and maiming her daughter in a 2009 home invasion has been moved to a New Jersey prison.
WMUR-TV reports the Department of Corrections confirms that 22-year-old Steven Spader was moved to New Jersey on Feb. 15.
Spokesman Jeff Lyons said it is not uncommon to send inmates elsewhere in exchange for other inmates. He said officials don't give specific reasons for such transfers, but that the most common ones are that the inmate is a threat to the institution or the inmate's personal safety might be threatened.
Spader and Christopher Gribble were sentenced to life in the machete and knife attack that killed Kimberly Cates and severely injured her daughter, Jaimie, in Mont Vernon.
Information from: WMUR-TV, http://wmur.com
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