On Sunday, December 18, 2016, at approximately 01:00 p.m. two female correction officers were attacked by an inmate within the Miller County Detention Center.
Both correction officers were transported to Wadley Hospital for injuries sustained during the attack.
According to a press release issued by Miller County Sheriff’s Office, Officer Lisa Mauldin succumbed to her injuries and Officer Demaris Allen was transported to a Little Rock, Arkansas hospital.
The Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division was called in to investigate the incident.
The detention center is secure and currently in lockdown.