Georgia Department of Corrections spokesperson Gwendolyn Hogan reported that Corrections Officer Larry L. Stell, 46, was stabbed and killed by an inmate at the Telfair State Prison in Helena, Georgia last night during an altercation.

The investigation of the assault is being conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.  Details of the incident have not been released.  Over 80 inmates and 20 prison guards have been interviewed as the investigation continues.

The inmate involved has been isolated from the rest of the prison population and his name has not been released pending murder charges being filed.

Stell served the Georgia Department of Corrections for 11 years.  Corrections Officer L. Stell, gone but never forgotten.

EOW:  Thursday, October 11, 2012

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