TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Mar 22, 2012

Authorities have arrested a former corrections officer and a New Jersey man accused of planning to break the state's lone female death row inmate out of the Tennessee Prison for Women. Christa Gail Pike was sentenced to death in March 1996 for the murder of Colleen Slemmer, 19, in Knoxville in 1995. She's also serving time for trying to murder another female inmate in 2004. The complicated plot involved a canoe, guitar and paper tracings of prison door keys. Both men are being held on bond. Learn more from WATE.com