STILLWATER (WCCO) – The Department of Corrections has announced funeral services for an officer who was recently killed in a Stillwater prison.

Officer Joe Gomm died Wednesday after an inmate, serving time for a 2002 murder, attacked him inside Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater.

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His funeral is set for 11 a.m. next Thursday at North Heights Lutheran Church in Arden Hills.

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Edward Johnson is the inmate accused of attacking and killing Gomm, and he’s serving nearly 29 years for second-degree murder.

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Stillwater is the state’s largest close-security prison for male felons. There are approximately 1,600 inmates there.