Corrections Officer Robert Charles Prescott

Corrections Officer Robert Charles Prescott

Rockingham County Department of Corrections, New Hampshire

End of Watch Sunday, September 12, 1971

Robert Charles Prescott

Officer Prescott was stabbed to death in the line of duty.

Officer Prescott was on duty at the Rockingham County Jail when a prisoner, using a makeshift knife, stabbed him to death. He died from his injuries before he reached the Exeter Hospital.

The 40-year-old suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 45 years to life.

Officer Prescott had been a guard at the Rockingham County House of Corrections for two weeks. He was also a Newmarket Police Officer and a former University of New Hampshire Campus Police Officer. He had also served as a member of the United States Air Force.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 weeks
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Sentenced to 45 years to life

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Thank you for honorably serving in our country's Air Force and Law Enforcement. RIP

John Haseltine - Civilian

May 16, 2016

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