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TWO WORKERS KILLED IN ATTACK AT ANAMOSA STATE PRISON

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TWO EMPLOYEES AT THE IOWA STATE PENITENTIARY IN ANAMOSA HAVE DIED AFTER
MULTIPLE STAFF MEMBERS WERE ASSAULTED THERE AROUND 10:15AM TUESDAY.

CORRECTIONS DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS CONFIRM THAT A DEPARTMENT NURSE AND A CORRECTIONAL OFFICER DIED AS A RESULT OF THEIR INJURIES.

INVESTIGATORS SAY AN INMATE ATTACKED MULTIPLE STAFF MEMBERS AND OTHER INMATES IN THE PRISON’S INFIRMARY.

ADDITIONAL SECURITY STAFF ARRIVED AND RESTRAINED THE INMATE.

GOVERNOR REYNOLDS RELEASED A STATEMENT SAYING OUR STATE GRIEVES THE LOSS OF THE TWO PUBLIC SERVANTS WHO WERE ATTACKED WHILE ON DUTY, AND HER PRAYERS AND DEEPEST CONDOLENCES ARE WITH THEIR FAMILIES, FRIENDS, AND COLLEAGUES AS THEY BEGIN TO COPE WITH THIS SENSELESS TRAGEDY.

THE NAMES OF THE VICTIMS HAVE NOT BEEN RELEASED AT THIS TIME.

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