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“Fallen But Not Forgotten”


James Souza

Rank: Corrections Officer
Department: Massachusetts Department of Correction
Institution: Norfolk Prison , MA
EOW: 07/31/1972

Corrections Officer James Souza and Corrections Officer Alfred Baranowski were shot and killed during an escape attempt. The inmate's wife had smuggled the gun into the prison for him. The inmate then shot and killed his wife and attempted to escape. Officers Souza and Baranowski were killed as the inmate attempted to escape. When the inmate was unable to escape, he shot and killed himself. A prison was named in honor of Officer Baranowski and Officer Souza.

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