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It is alleged that a convicted murderer used a ‘homemade weapon’ to kill a corrections officer working at the state jail in Georgia

On Sunday, a convicted killer serving time at a prison in the state of Georgia is accused of killing a corrections officer and assaulting another inmate at the facility.

Officer Robert Clark, 42, was escorting two convicts out the dining hall at Smith State Prison when one of the inmates, named as Layton Lester, attacked him from behind with a “homemade weapon,” according to a news release issued by the Georgia Department of Corrections. Officer Clark was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Read the full story here ▶