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Report: Monroe Inmate Confessed To Killing Corrections Officer

MONROE, Wash. (AP) - A Monroe state Reformatory inmate has reportedly confessed to killing Correctional Officer Jayme Biendl in the prison chapel.

The Daily Herald of Everett reports a search warrant made public Friday says Byron Scherf confessed to detectives on Wednesday in an interview recorded on video.

The 52-year-old says he strangled Biendl Jan. 29 because he was angry with how she has spoken to him a few minutes earlier.

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