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6:44 PM, Aug 20, 2011   |    comments
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ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of an inmate who was killed after an attack.

GBI Director Vernon Keenan said the Hays State Prison inmate died after he was assaulted by at least one other inmate.

He told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution authorities were trying to determine the motive for the attack and who was involved.

The slain inmate was not immediately identified.

The prison is located in Trion, Ga.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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