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Tennessee Department of Correction, TN

Tennessee Department of Correction


Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

Correctional Officer Wayne Thomas "Cotton" Morgan
Tennessee Department of Correction
EOW: Tuesday, August 9, 2005
Cause: Gunfire

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

Correctional Officer Frederick Gayle Hyatt
Tennessee Department of Correction
EOW: Saturday, November 8, 2003
Cause: Assault

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

Assistant Warden James F. McPeters
Tennessee Department of Correction
EOW: Monday, July 2, 1984
Cause: Aircraft accident

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

Warden Donald G. Gammons
Tennessee Department of Correction
EOW: Monday, July 2, 1984
Cause: Aircraft accident

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

Correctional Officer Ronald W. Moore
Tennessee Department of Correction
EOW: Saturday, August 29, 1981
Cause: Stabbed

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

Correctional Officer Robert Burns
Tennessee Department of Correction
EOW: Saturday, February 11, 1978
Cause: Gunfire

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

Transport Officer William Lonnie Cox
Tennessee Department of Correction
EOW: Friday, November 9, 1951
Cause: Gunfire

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

Guard Joseph Lillard Sims
Tennessee Department of Correction
EOW: Friday, March 12, 1937
Cause: Stabbed

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

Deputy Warden Willoughby Howard Nelson
Tennessee Department of Correction
EOW: Friday, July 27, 1894
Cause: Bomb

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

Guard S. A. Walden
Tennessee Department of Correction
EOW: Thursday, April 20, 1893
Cause: Gunfire

Line of Duty Deaths: 10

Aircraft accident: 2
Assault: 1
Bomb: 1
Gunfire: 4
Stabbed: 2

 

By Month

February: 1
March: 1
April: 1
July: 3
August: 2
November: 2

 

By Gender

Male: 10
Female: 0

 

 
 
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