One prison guard killed, one wounded in stabbing attack

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (ADAMS)  – A man serving a life sentence for a triple murder is being held for the stabbing attack that left one Indiana prison guard dead and left another fighting for his life. The attack happened yesterday afternoon at the prison in Michigan City.

The Indiana State Police are identifying the inmate as 38-year-old Tymetri Campbell. He’s from Indianapolis and is serving a 130-year sentence for killing three people back in 2002.

The state’s prison managers have not yet identified the victims in Sunday’s stabbing.

Indiana State Police released the following:

“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, IN.

Preliminary investigation indicates that around 2:40 p.m. (CST) on February 21, 2021, an inmate attacked two correction officers in a common area. Both correction officers were transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Michigan City, IN where one correction officer was pronounced deceased. The second correction officer is in serious condition.

Tymetri Campbell, age 38, an inmate at the Michigan City Prison, faces several preliminary charges, to include murder, as a result of this investigation.”