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Ga. prison inmate fatally stabbed during fight

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in eastern Georgia say an inmate has died in a stabbing at the Augusta State Medical Prison.

Richmond County Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose says 29-year-old Shannon Levi Grier died Sunday morning after being stabbed during a fight with another inmate.

According to the Georgia Department of Corrections, Grier was convicted of aggravated child molestation and aggravated sodomy in Fulton County in 2009. He was sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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