Guard Larry Stell fatally stabbed at Telfair State Prison

Larry Stell

Authorities say they are investigating the fatal stabbing of a correctional officer at Telfair State Prison by an inmate.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation Agent Todd Lowery said the attack Thursday killed 46-year-old Larry Stell. Lowery told The Macon Telegraph ( that the attack happened in a dormitory where 80 inmates were held.

Stell's body was taken to an Atlanta crime laboratory for an autopsy.

Further details on the killing were not immediately available.

Lowery said the inmate suspected in the killing has been transferred to another prison and will be held there until he's charged in the case.

By Lena Sullivan / AP 10/13/2012 08:57:00

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Rose Roberts 03/13/2013 20:45:27
I miss u dearley Larry u was a great friend to many. We will always remember u sweet and bubbley way of life. U have touched many peoples life any many ways. I am very greatful to have known u.
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