] Ronneberg, Thomas Cavanaugh of the Forked River section
] of Lacey and Matthew Mercuro of Waretown, all 18, were
] arrested May 21 and accused of entering Popcorn Park Zoo
] and bludgeoning to death three ducks, three emus and two
] rheas with a rake, a piece of PVC pipe and a shovel.
] Ronneberg was assaulted in his cell on Friday after his
] attackers came in through his unlocked door. Many inmates
] have access to a day room during certain periods, and
] their cells are unlocked so they can go there.
] Ronneberg lost a tooth in his lower jaw and needed
] stitches to close a wound on his face. A deep blue bruise
] sagged below his left eye.
] "There is a possibility he could be assaulted again,"
] [Warden] Hutler said. "This is jail, and it goes with
] the turf."