A correctional officer has died and a second is seriously injured after an alleged attack on Sunday by an inmate, Indiana state police said.
The attack took place at Indiana State Prison in Michigan City at around 2:40 p.m., the agency said in a press release.
Tymetri Campbell, 38, faces several preliminary charges, including murder, state police said.
Officials said the officers were attacked in a common area.
The officers were transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Michigan City, where one was pronounced dead and the second listed in serious condition. They were not immediately identified.
Indiana State Police Lowell Post detectives were assisting in the investigation at the jail 34 miles west of South Bend.