MICHIGAN CITY, Ind.—An Indiana inmate convicted of a 2002 triple homicide fatally stabbed one corrections officer and significantly injured one other on the maximum-security jail the place he’s serving a 130-year sentence, authorities stated Monday.
The wounded Indiana State Jail officers had been transported Sunday to a hospital in Michigan Metropolis, the place one was pronounced lifeless and the second was listed in critical situation, Indiana State Police stated.
Inmate Tymetri Campbell, 38, faces a number of preliminary prices, together with homicide, for allegedly attacking the officers Sunday afternoon in a typical space on the jail in Michigan Metropolis, State Police Sgt. Ted Bohner stated Monday.
Bohner stated he didn’t know what sort of weapon was used within the stabbing and that no further particulars, together with a attainable motive, can be instantly launched on the assault, which state police are nonetheless investigating.
The Indiana Division of Correction posted an announcement on Fb saying that, “Our ideas and prayers are with our employees and their households.”
A message was left Monday morning looking for remark from the state company asking whether or not the identify of the deceased officer can be launched.
The Indiana State Jail is a maximum-security jail with about 2,300 inmates that’s dwelling to Indiana’s loss of life row, in keeping with the DOC’s web site. It’s positioned about 34 miles west of South Bend in Michigan Metropolis, a metropolis alongside Indiana’s Lake Michigan shoreline.
Campbell is serving a 130-year sentence after pleading responsible to 3 murders within the 2002 taking pictures, WISH-TV reported. In a 2007 attraction, he apologized for “being there” on the time of the deaths however stated he didn’t kill anybody.