UPDATE: Suspected Killer of Corrections Officer Identified
CANAAN TOWNSHIP — Federal authorities are investigating an inmate for the murder of Corrections Officer Eric Williams, from Nanticoke.
The suspect, identified as Jessi Con-ui, 36, of Arizona, was serving time in federal prison on drug charges. Con-ui was also sentenced to life in prison for a murder in Arizona in 2002.
Corrections Officer Williams was killed last month while on duty at the Federal Prison near Waymart
According to officials, Con-ui stabbed Williams to his death with a homemade knife.
The Bureau Of Prisons said Jessie Con-ui is now being held at the Federal Penitentiary at Allenwood.