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Correctional Officer Donald Price | Rhode Island Department of Corrections, Rhode Island Rhode Island Department of Corrections, Rhode Island

Correctional Officer

Donald Price

Rhode Island Department of Corrections, Rhode Island

End of Watch: Friday, June 22, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Correctional Officer Donald Price was stabbed to death in the Medium Security Prison.

An inmate stabbed him in the back as another inmate drew his attention.

The inmate who stabbed Officer Price was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison November 30th, 1973. The other inmate was convicted of second degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder and sentenced to 40 years.

The Medium Security Prison was later renamed the Donald Price Medium Security Facility. The facility was closed in 2011 due to agency budget cuts.

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