Prison incident report shows assault before Byron Looper found dead


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photo In this Monday, Nov., 23, 199, file photo, Byron Looper talks to his attorney, Lionel Barrett, in court during Looper's murder trial in Crossvile, Tenn. State correctional officials say Looper, a Tennessee inmate serving a life sentence for the murder of state Sen. Tommy Burks, was found dead in his cell in the Morgan County Correctional Complex on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Larry McCormack, Pool)

About two hours before Byron "Low Tax" Looper was found dead in a prison cell Wednesday morning, he reportedly assaulted a pregnant female counselor.

An incident report from the Morgan County Correctional Complex reveals what happened in the hours before the death of Looper, who was serving a life sentence in East Tennessee for assassinating his political opponent, Sen.