Georgia Corrections Officer Stabbed, Killed by Inmate

HELENA, Ga. (41NBC/WMGT) -- The Georgia Department of Corrections officer who was stabbed and killed at Telfair State Prison Thursday night has been identified.

Department of Corrections spokeswoman, Gwendolyn Hogan, identified the victim as 46-year-old Officer Larry Stell. Stell has been with the department since August 2001. She says Stell was assaulted by an inmate which resulted in his death.

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