Corrections Officer Shana Tedder


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Corrections Officer Shana Tedder died after a confrontation with an inmate on Friday, June 9, 2017.

Authorities said Tedder, 41, complained of shortness of breath after a use of force altercation with a prisoner at the Christina Melton Crain Unit in Gatesville, Texas.

Other officers started life saving measures, and called 911. However, paramedics were not able to revive the officer, said TDCJ officials. Tedder was pronounced dead at 3:22 p.m.

According to her Facebook page, Shana Tedder became a corrections officer in 2015 and had worked for the prison system since 2005.


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