ABILENE TEXAS - A corrections officer at a Texas prison outside Abilene has been found dead and authorities are investigating the death as a homicide. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says Mari Johnson, 55, was found unresponsive at around 3 a.m. Saturday near the kitchen area of the Robertson Unit.
He says life-saving measures were initiated and Johnson then was taken to Hendricks Medical Center in Abilene where she was pronounced dead. Johnson was murdered by an inmate, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, said in a statement released Saturday afternoon.
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