Saturday, June 10, 2017

Female Prison Guard Died In Gatesville On Friday

A female correctional officer at the women’s prison Gatesville died in a medical emergency Friday following a “use of force” incident with an inmate, according to state prison officials.

Shana Tedder, 41, was pronounced deceased at 3:22 p.m. at the Christina Melton Crain Unit.

A Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesperson said after the use of force incident with an offender at the facility, Tedder complained of shortness of breath, walked to another area of the prison to rest, and then collapsed.

Staff started life-saving measures and called 911, however, paramedics were unable to revive the officer, TDCJ officials said.


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