The Latest: Inmate apologizes in court for guard attack

     (AP) – An inmate accused of killing a guard at an Arkansas jail

has apologized in court.

     The Texarkana Gazette reports that Tramell MacKenzie Hunter made the comments

Monday during his first appearance in court on preliminary charges of capital

murder and battery. Hunter is accused of killing correction officer Lisa Mauldin

and injuring another officer in an attack Sunday at the Miller County jail in


     The newspaper reports that Hunter said — in his words — “I just felt like

she was messing with my life.”

     Judge Wren Autrey says Hunter will be transferred to a maximum security



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