Arkansas Corrections Officer Killed by Inmate

One correctional officer was killed and another was seriously injured after an inmate attacked them inside the Miller County, AR, jail's kitchen Sunday afternoon, authorities said

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One correctional officer was killed and another was seriously injured after an inmate attacked them inside the Miller County, AR, jail's kitchen Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

Around 1 p.m., an inmate attacked officers Lisa Mauldin and Demaris Allen at the jail in Texarkana, the Miller County sheriff's office said in a statement.

Both women were transported to Wadley Regional Medical Center in Texarkana. Mauldin died from her injuries, and Allen was then taken to a hospital in Little Rock, the statement said.

Arkansas State Police are investigating the attack, Arkansas Online reports. The name of the inmate has not been released.

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