Authorities identify CO killed in Colo. prison incident

The kitchen worker was identified as 55-year-old Sgt. Mary K. Ricard


By C1 Staff

CROWLEY COUNTY, Colo. — Officials have identified the female correctional officer who was killed during an incident at a Colorado prison Monday.

The kitchen worker was identified as 55-year-old Sgt. Mary K. Ricard, according to News Channel 5.

She died as a result of an assault involving an inmate while breakfast was being prepared at the Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility in Crowley County.

Another worker was injured during the incident, Sgt. Lori Gann, and was taken to a hospital. Authorities remain tight lipped about exactly what happened, though one suspect has been identified.
 

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