Fourth Hays Prison inmate slain

photo Hays State Prison as seen from a field behind the Guard Line in Trion, Georgia.

HAYS STATE INMATE DEATHS

* Dec. 19: 25-year-old Derrick Stubbs dies from a severe beating* Dec. 26: 27-year-old Damion MacClain dies after being strangled and beaten in his bed* Jan. 18: 31-year-old Nathaniel Reynolds dies after being ambushed as he is escorted back to his dorm* Feb. 5: A Hays inmate is slain by another Hays inmate as both arrived at the high maximum security prison in Jackson, Ga.

State investigators confirm that an inmate was killed today at the high maximum security prison in Jackson, Ga.

While officials wouldn't say who the inmate was, sources close to the prison say the inmate had just been transferred from Hays State Prison and was killed by another transferring Hays inmate.

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