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Arkansas jail guard dies after attack by inmate

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An inmate attacked and killed a corrections officer in an Arkansas jail.

Police say the man responsible is Tramell Hunter.

He appeared in court on Monday wearing an orange jumpsuit.

The attack happened Sunday afternoon in Texarkana, which is on the state's border with Texas.

Officers say Hunter got into a fight with prison workers in a kitchen area.

Correctional officer Lisa Mauldin died at the hospital. Another officer was hurt.

Hunter is facing a capital murder charge.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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