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Corrections Officer Shana Tedder died after an altercation with an inmate at the Christina Melton Crain Unit in Gatesville, Texas. Officer Tedder complained of shortness of breath after a "use of force" incident with an inmate and while walking collapsed. Life saving measures were attempted but Officer Tedder was pronounced dead at the scene. Officer Tedder is the third law enforcement fatality from the state of Texas.