Arkansas Corrections Officer Killed in Jail Attack

Lisa Maudlin; Photo: Facebook via georgianewsday.com

Lisa Maudlin; Photo: Facebook via georgianewsday.com

A Corrections Officer at the Miller County Jail in Texarkana, AR was killed on Sunday after being attacked by an inmate. Another officer was also attacked and seriously injured in the incident.

Officer Lisa Maudlin was attacked by suspect Tramell MacKenzie Hunter in the kitchen area at around 1 p.m. Sunday. 

Although it was unclear what the motivation was for the attack, Hunter said in a court appearance on Monday, "I just want to apologize to everyone for what happened."

He added, "I just felt she was messing with my life."

Officer Maudlin was 47-years old.

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