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Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, PA

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections


Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Corrections Officer David M. Weaver
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Monday, September 26, 2016
Cause: Fall

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Corrections Officer David Hiram Bowser, Jr.
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Wednesday, November 13, 2002
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Lieutenant Francis William Wilt, Jr.
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Tuesday, May 20, 1980
Cause: Heart attack

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Captain Felix Mokychic
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Tuesday, March 20, 1979
Cause: Assault

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Corrections Employee Edward L. Boyer
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Sunday, June 5, 1977
Cause: Assault

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Captain Walter Lee Peterson
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Monday, December 10, 1973
Cause: Assault

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Corrections Employee Steven P. Ary, Sr.
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Sunday, September 16, 1973
Cause: Stabbed

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Correctional Officer Clifford Joseph Grogan, Sr
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Friday, November 12, 1965
Cause: Stabbed

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Correctional Officer Charles Robert Elder
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Monday, August 9, 1954
Cause: Stabbed

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Guard Edwin H. Lichtenberger
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Monday, July 17, 1944
Cause: Assault

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Deputy Warden John August Pieper
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Monday, February 11, 1924
Cause: Gunfire

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Corrections Officer John Taylor Coax
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Monday, February 11, 1924
Cause: Gunfire

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Overseer James A. Bloomer
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Friday, March 25, 1892
Cause: Stabbed

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Keeper Michael Doran
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Saturday, May 31, 1884
Cause: Assault

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

Keeper James Gastin
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Thursday, October 31, 1844
Cause: Assault


K9 LODDs


Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania

K9 Totti
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
EOW: Thursday, July 7, 2016
Cause: Heat exhaustion

Line of Duty Deaths: 15

Assault: 6
Fall: 1
Gunfire: 2
Heart attack: 1
Stabbed: 4
Struck by vehicle: 1

 

By Month

February: 2
March: 2
May: 2
June: 1
July: 1
August: 1
September: 2
October: 1
November: 2
December: 1

 

By Gender

Male: 15
Female: 0

 

K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 1

view Heat exhaustion: 1

 

 
 
All 2017 Deaths