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Wilmot Burnett


Rank: Correctional Officer III
Department: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Institution: Inmate Transportation Department , TX
EOW: 12/16/1999

Correctional Officer III Wilmot A. Burnett died from injuries he had sustained two years earlier in a transportation accident. Officer Burnett was the passenger in an agency Blue Bird bus guarding offenders being transported from the Estelle Unit to the Eastham Unit. Officer Burnett sustained a severe blow to the head and a four-inch laceration. He returned to light duty work at the Huntsville Unit, but on January 29, 1998 he collapsed from a subdural hematoma.

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