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13 FALLEN OFFICERS FOUND IN KY


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Howard "Buck" Callis


EOW: 12/10/2002

Deputy Jailer Howard Callis succumbed to injuries sustained one week earlier when his transportation vehicle was struck by a tractor trailer. He a...

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Charles Cash


EOW: 05/09/1986

Corrections Officer Cash was beaten to death with a hammer while supervising a group of prisoners. The suspect dragged Officer Cash's body into a ...

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Marvin Conover


EOW: 03/29/1904

Deputy Jailer Marvin Conover was shot and killed while assisting a deputy sheriff serve a warrant on a man to appear in court. When the two lawmen ...

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Julius Cummins


EOW: 07/21/1949

Guard Julius Cummins was killed in an automobile accident near Eddyville while returning to the prison facility from the prison farm. He and sev...

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Hodge Cunningham


EOW: 10/03/1923

Guard Hodge Cunningham, Guard V.B. Mattingly and Guard William Gilbert were shot and killed by inmates who were attempting to take over the dining ...

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Owen Davenport


EOW: 07/18/1956

Lieutenant Owen Davenport was stabbed to death by an inmate in the prison yard.

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Brian Feldt


EOW: 12/23/2013

On December 20, 2013, Lieutenant Brian Feldt was responding to a call for assistance due to a fight involving multiple inmates with weapons inside ...

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William Gilbert


EOW: 10/03/1923

Guard William Gilbert, Guard V.B. Mattingly and Guard Hodge Cunningham were shot and killed by inmates who were attempting to take over the dining ...

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Michael Green


EOW: 01/26/1986

Correctional Officer Michael Green was shot and killed while working an off duty, uniformed job at a local night club. He had assisted other offic...

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L. R. Gumm


EOW: 12/17/1945

Deputy Warden L.R. Gumm was shot and killed by an inmate who had obtained a gun that had been smuggled into the prison. The suspect, who also wound...

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V. B. Mattingly


EOW: 10/03/1923

Guard V.B. Mattingly, Guard William Gilbert and Guard Hodge Cunningham were shot and killed by inmates who were attempting to take over the dining ...

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William Moneymaker


EOW: 04/21/1931

Guard William Moneymaker was killed by an inmate with a hatchet. The inmate took Guard Moneymaker's pistol and committed suicide.

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Patricia Ross


EOW: 03/01/1984

Corrections Employee Patricia Ross was beaten to death by an inmate in a dining facility. The inmate lured Corrections Employee Ross into a food...

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