An Inmate at Hays State Prison in Chattooga County, Jequaski Rashad Whitehead, age 34,  a native of Doughtery County, has been charged with murder after stabbing his cellmate to death with a homemade knife. 

Whitehead was booked on the assault and murder charge by Department of Corrections officers last week. 

Whitehead has served several sentences in Georgia prisons since 2008.