UPDATE: Suspected Killer of Corrections Officer Identified

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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.

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