Bernie Madoff Seriously Injured After Falling Out of Prison Bed

Jump Bernie, Jump!Reported by ABC News:

DURHAM, NC — A source tells ABC11 Eyewitness News that disgraced financier Bernie Madoff is being treated for serious injuries after he fell out of his prison bed.

ABC11 Eyewitness News first reported that Madoff had injuries consistent with an assault. Now, the source says Madoff was not attacked in prison, but that he fell off a bed onto his face. The source said there was a lot of facial bleeding.

Sources also confirmed Madoff was treated at Duke University Medical Center in Durham last Friday and discharged earlier this week. He is serving a life sentence at the federal prison in Butner after admitting to cheating investors out of billions of dollars.

According to the sources, Madoff came to Duke with facial fractures, broken ribs and a collapsed lung.

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  • http://twitter.com/SugaPete Pedro Quevedo

    Hmm, doesn't seem like “falling out of a bed” at all. Unless it was like a 4 story bunk-bed!