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Harry McVay


Rank: Officer
Department: Rhode Island Department of Corrections
Institution: Rhode Island Department of Corrections , RI
EOW: 04/25/1930

Officer Harry McVay was shot and killed during an attempted prison escape. One of the prisoners attempting to escape took his own life with the same gun used to shoot Officer McVay. The weapons had been smuggled into the prison's visitor area by accomplices of the inmates.

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