(MICHIGAN CITY) – Detectives with the Indiana State Police Lowell Post were requested to investigate an assault on two correction officers at the Indiana State Prison located in Michigan City.
Preliminary investigation indicates that around 2:40 p.m. (CST) on Sunday, February 21, an inmate attacked two correction officers in a common area.
Both correction officers were transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Michigan City, where one correction officer was pronounced dead. The second correction officer is listed in serious condition. Both men had been stabbed.
Tymetri Campbell, 38, an inmate at the Michigan City Prison, faces several preliminary charges including murder, as a result of this investigation.
According to court records, Campbell is currently serving a 130-year sentence after pleading guilty in connection to a September 2002 shooting that left three people dead.
Brothers Keith Resnover, 45, and Karl Resnover, 46, were gunned down Sept. 17, 2002, in Indianapolis. Another man, 26-year-old Anthony P. Johnson, was found dead several hours later.
No other information has been released at this time.