Bio & Incident Details
Tour: Not available
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Blunt object
Offender: Sentenced to life
Corporal Barry Pendrey was beaten to death inside the Roanoke City Jail's infirmary while working as a medic. An inmate who had been admitted to the infirmary took an oxygen bottle from the wall and struck him over the head numerous times, inflicting fatal wounds.
Other inmates yelled for assistance but Corporal Pendrey succumbed to his injuries before other deputies arrived.
The suspect was convicted of Corporal Pendrey's murder and was sentenced to life in prison.