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5 FALLEN OFFICERS FOUND IN UT


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Stephen Anderson


EOW: 06/25/2007

Officer Stephen Anderson was shot and killed when an inmate in his custody attempted to escape. As Officer Anderson tried to prevent the escape, th...

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Matthew Burgher


EOW: 03/16/1876

Warden Matthew Burgher succumbed to injuries he received two days earlier when he was assaulted by a group of prisoners who were attempting to esca...

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Edwin Fisher


EOW: 06/01/1955

Officer Fisher was stabbed to death when he confronted an inmate in the prison's boiler room. The suspect stabbed Officer Fisher using a knife he ...

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Fred House


EOW: 01/28/1988

Lieutenant House was shot and killed while participating in a tactical raid to end a standoff. A man had blown up an LDS Ward House using 87 sticks...

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Donald Wagstaff


EOW: 12/23/1970

Officer Wagstaff was beaten to death while supervising an early morning work crew on a diary farm. Two inmates attacked Officer Wagstaff with a pa...

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