'I hope he dies': Court told inmates refused to let guards near N.S. jail assault

A sheriff's prisoner transport van is parked outside the Halifax Convention Centre at the start of a trial for six of the 15 inmates accused of participating in a vicious assault of another prisoner at a Nova Scotia jail, in Halifax on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. The victim sustained life-threatening injuries in the Dec. 2, 2019 attack at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan A sheriff's prisoner transport van is parked outside the Halifax Convention Centre at the start of a trial for six of the 15 inmates accused of participating in a vicious assault of another prisoner at a Nova Scotia jail, in Halifax on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. The victim sustained life-threatening injuries in the Dec. 2, 2019 attack at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan