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Officer Kills Himself At Women's Prison

Last updated on Tuesday, September 25, 2012

(INDIANAPOLIS) - A correctional officer killed himself Monday on the grounds of the Indiana Women’s prison.

Officers were sent to the prison Monday afternoon to investigate gunfire. Indiana State Police officials said a 10-year veteran of the Indiana Department of Corrections killed himself in a public access area on prison grounds.

The suicidal man used his department-issued weapon. No one else was injured.

The prison, located at 2595 Girls School Road, was locked down while police investigated.

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